Trade contracted to buy 80 thousand tons of sugar
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The Ministry of Trade announced the contract to purchase 80 thousand tons of
sugar from national sources to provide citizens with this substance as part of the ration card items before the beginning of the month of Ramadan.
"The central contracting committee in the ministry has contracted with a national laboratory to buy 80 thousand tons of sugar to distribute a new meal within the items of the ration card," the ministry said in a statement.
She added, "The aim of these contracts is to complete the full quota and equip it for citizens during the month of Ramadan, after Prime Minister Mustafa Al-Kazemi's directive to provide citizens with the food ration during the holy month."
The statement continued, "A number of contracts will be undertaken by the Ministry of Trade during the coming days for the purpose of stabilizing the supply of the ration card items and stabilizing their supply of one basket after the ministry is excluded from the instructions of government contracts and a ratio of 12-1 from the state budget, which allows the ministry to directly purchase from local and international sources in processing The ration card items.
The Ministry of Commerce has prepared a full meal of sugar and another meal of edible oil during the past few period, and it is in the process of conducting contracts to provide citizens with the quota for Ramadan and the coming months within the framework of new mechanisms through which the ministry seeks to prepare the items of the ration card, according to the statement.
It is noteworthy that the Ministry of Trade prepared sugar and edible oil during the past few years, and also announced its readiness to prepare the third meal of flour, as well as a contract to purchase 36 thousand tons of edible oil to complete the first meal of this article.