The Minister of Agriculture and Forestry, Mr. Hossab Al-Nabi Mousi, reviewed the economic development sector in the Cabinet at its meeting on February 6, 2019. The Minister of Agriculture, Azhari Abdelkader. Which stressed the state's interest in preserving the country's national wealth and working to regulate, develop and standardize traditional mining in the country in terms of the great role played by gold in the supply of the state treasury of hard currency and support the national economy
The sector also pointed to the necessity of exerting more efforts to contain the adverse effects of traditional mining on the environment, and obliging all minerals to comply with the environmental, health and technical requirements. The meeting recommended reviewing the state legislations and laws that contravene the Mineral Resources Law of 2015. The sector also recommended the necessity of establishing controls and precautions for the safety of miners'