Committee to follow the success of the agricultural season rest assured on the arrangements for harvest

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Committee to follow the success of the agricultural season rest assured on the arrangements for harvest

The follow-up committee for the success of the agricultural season, chaired by the Deputy Prime Minister and Head of the Economic Development Sector, Mr. Mubarak Al-Fadil, held its meeting on Monday, August 27, 2018 at the Council of Ministers. The Committee discussed the harvest arrangements for the summer agricultural season, which is highly productive. The cotton crop achieved the target of the plan for the rainwater sector and reached more than 221,000 feddans in Gedaref state, as well as the expected high productivity of cotton beans and sunflowers. That the indicative area is expected to be cut from (45) to (50) million acres as a result of the improvement of the rainy season in the less fortunate areas in the rain. The Committee discussed the position of harvesters for sesame, beans and sunflower crops, and agreed to increase storage conditions to meet the volume of production, and secured the provision of fuel for harvesting operations. In a related context, the Committee stood on the progress of preparations for the winter season in terms of the provision of seeds and harvesters and fuel. The Committee will present its report on Tuesday to the Committee For the agricultural season chaired by Mr. / First Vice President of the Republic and Prime Minister