Cattle Breeders’ Association of Turkey Chairman Kamil ÖZCAN, Assistant Chairman Yunus BAYDAR, Accountant Member Mehmet ALDEMİR, Secretary General Dr. Onur ŞAHİN, İzmir CBA Chairman Ahmet KOCAAĞA and İzmir CBA Management Board Members paid a congratulation visit to Minister of Agriculture and Forestry Dr. Bekir PAKDEMİRLİ.
Head Consultant of the Minister Dr. Nihat PAKDİL, Animal Husbandry General Director Muhittin EYİMAYA and Food and Control General Director Muharrem SELÇUK were present at the visit; race breeding activities carried out by the Cattle Breeders’ Associations were evaluated at the meeting together with the current issues in the red meat and milk sector and the problems related with ear tagging.
Within the framework of the visit, Chairman of CBAT Kamil ÖZCAN explained the activities conducted by Cattle Breeders’ Associations jointly with the Ministry in Turkey, especially race improvement works, the role of Provincial Associations in cattle husbandry sector in the country in general, the problems faced by the producers in recent period related with milk and fodder prices and requested actions to be taken for urgent solution of the problem.
A plaque was presented to Mr. Minister by Chairman Kamil ÖZCAN at the end of the visit. We wish success to Minister Dr. Bekir PAKDEMİRLİ at his new position on behalf of Breeders’ associations.