First Vice – President Heads Meeting for Discussing Preparations for Winter Agricultural Season

Khartoum, Oct. 16 (SUNA) – The First Vice-President of the Republic, Lt.Gen, Bakri Hassan Salih, chaired on Monday at Republican Palace a special meeting to stand on the past agricultural summer season and the readiness for the winter agricultural season.
The meeting included the Finance, Agriculture, Water Resources and Industry Ministers along with officials of the Central Bank of Sudan and Agriculture Bank.
The Minister of Agriculture and Forests, Prof, Ibrahim Al-Dekhairi, said in a statement that the meeting tackled marketing issue and post-harvest issues, besides the prepartations for the winter season, indicating that they agreed on solve the shortcoming in the issue of marketing, especially concerning the edible oil.
He explained that Sudan edible oils have started to supply the international markets with new products, adding that the meeting was focused on the important of increasing Sudan edible oil exports. He indicated that the meeting also reviewed the provison of imputs for winter season and got satisfied with the provison for funding and irrigation through the clearing canals.
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