The Minister of Commerce: We have two months strategic storage of food
13:32 - 25/25/2020
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Minister of Trade Muhammad Hashem Al-Ani announced, on Wednesday, the supply of a strategic warehouse to secure food for the next two months.
Al-Ani said in a statement reported by the official Iraqi News Agency (conscious) and seen by him / the information, “The ministry continues to supply the ration card items of sugar, flour, rice and vegetable oil,” noting that “during the next few days, it will be prepared for the agents.”
He added that “the ministry took several decisions after having held a meeting with the crisis cell, including preparing the ration card vocabulary share during the coming days, in addition to preparing a strategic warehouse for the next two months to secure the citizens’ share of foodstuffs, ”noting that his ministry“ formed commercial teams and control teams did in cooperation With the Ministry of Interior to monitor violations and monitor prices in local markets.
He pointed out that "the Ministry of Commerce has put all the buildings, departments and companies affiliated with the quarantine in the event of an increase in the number of people infected with Coronavirus," stressing "the importance of cooperation with the Ministry of Health to overcome this crisis."
Al-Ani said that "the halls of the Baghdad International Fair were displayed to the Ministry of Health, as well as the supermarket buildings, which are complete infrastructures, but they need beds and medical devices, and we put them to quarantine in anticipation of any emergency." Ended / 25