Prime Minister Kiril Petkov took part in a meeting of the advisory council on grain to discuss the provision of food for the population and the problems facing the sector.
The Minister of Agriculture Ivan Ivanov and the Minister of Agriculture, Forestry and Water Management of RSM Ljupcho Nikolovski signed Memorandum of Understanding for cooperation in the field of agriculture, agricultural sciences, rural areas and forestry between the two ministries.
He explained that the major objectives set out in the Council conclusions create a stable framework for the effective implementation of the Plan.
The financial support has been paid to nearly 40,000 farmers.
All state aid in the Livestock Breeding sector will continue to apply in 2021.
"This is a huge amount of money for the sector Agriculture in the pandemic", the Prime Minister Boyko Borissov outlined.
Minister Taneva pointed out that Bulgaria has more than two years of experience in combating ASF.
Payments to tobacco growers are made annually in the spring time.
She added that checks are currently being carried out on the applications submitted.
Minister Taneva clarified that from 2019 to now, a sum of BGN 71 million in direct payments have been paid to farmers in the district.