The first vice of the President of the Republic briefed on the performance of the follow-up committee of the success of the agricultural season

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The first vice of the President of the Republic briefed on the performance of the follow-up committee of the success of the agricultural season

The first vice President of the Republic, theprime minister of the Council of Ministers first lieutenant General Bakri Hassan Saleh briefed on the functioning of the Committee on follow-up to the success of the agricultural season, that came to the meeting on Thursday, March /22 /2018 at his office in the cabinet chaired by the deputy prime minister, chairman of the Economic Development Sector Mr.Al-fadel which clarified in a press statement that the meeting reassured the completion of the technical and financial arrangements relating to the success of the summer agricultural season next year, indicating that the Committee reviewed all the needs of the agricultural season, based on the indicative space made by the Ministry of Agriculture, in coordination with the various States which aimed at the cultivation of about (46)million feddans, pointing out that the ministry of agriculture and the amounts observed within its budget for this year to provide inputs and equipment and mechanisms of the new agricultural season.

The Committee Chairman, Mr. Mubarak al-Fadil, the Agricultural Bank offered a plan for the financing of about 6 million and 500 thousand feddans in the IRRIGATED sectors include three stages of preparation and harvesting, explaining that the fund for the development of Saudi exports to renew the line of the facilities of the Ministry of Finance of the amount of approximately $34 million would be used to import fertilizer, indicating that the Committee reviewed the position of readiness in national projects and completed the preparation in the field of pest control.

The deputy prime minister, chairman of the economic development of the Committee discussed the required production inputs product and commercial private sector, noting that the Agricultural Bank, the transfer of funds to its branches to start buying wheat from farmers at the declared price (750)pounds mobile to encourage production. He explained the Deputy Prime Minister Mr./Al-fadel that Mr./first deputy in the follow-up committee of the success of the agricultural season to continue its work and to follow up the implementation of the procedures with the authorities concerned for the success of the season. In the same context, the deputy prime minister revealed that the production this year was plentiful and achieved a big profit farmers harvest of wheat, cotton and sesame, and confirmed its sovereignty to summer agricultural started since early so as to be a successful season.