The Ministry of Agriculture, Irrigation and Livestock (MAIL) distributed 2.5 tons of Saffron bulbs in central Bamyan province.

The ministry has distributed the Saffron bulbs in a bid to promote the Saffron cultivation in Bamyan province.

MAIL in a statement said the ministry has distributed 2,500 kilograms of Saffron bulbs among 5 farmers in Bamyan province.

The statement further added that the ministry distributed the Saffron bulbs among pioneer farmers in Bamyan.

Furthermore, the ministry of agriculture said it has also distributed other required equipment and material to help the farmers cultivate Saffron.

Meanwhile, the ministry of agriculture said the five farmers will establish agricultural fields in which demonstrative Saffron plants will be cultivated.