[size=36]The Minister of Agriculture: We encourage the private sector to establish date processing and packaging projects[/size]
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Minister of Agriculture, Saleh al-Hassani, Monday, working to encourage the private sector to establish projects to manufacture and packaging dates.
"We encourage and support the private sector to invest in agricultural activities through the establishment of date processing plants and factories in Iraq in line with the Ministry's directives to develop the date sector in Iraq," al-Hassani said in a statement received.
The minister urged local investors to "establish date processing plants and expand manufacturing and supplementary industries such as packaging, packaging, manufacturing and marketing dates to local and international markets due to the abundance of the product in the markets and meet the local need and support the national economy and provide hard currency."
He pointed out, `` The ministry's keenness to support the local product and preserve the Iraqi dates and encourage farmers to continue planting palms and adhere to their orchards, and because of its high quality in terms of food and health, and appropriate prices compared to its imported counterpart, and in order to prevent the dumping of the market with imported products. ''
The Ministry of Agriculture has announced earlier to continue to ban the import of dates because of their abundance in local markets enough to meet the need of the citizen.
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