[size=36]Trade enhances local stocks of wheat with foreign contracts[/size]
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Ministry of Commerce started today, Thursday, the contracting procedures for the supply of foreign wheat, while indicating that it had taken measures in preparation for the marketing season and to face the global economic crisis.
The ministry's spokesman, Muhammad Hanoun, said, "The ministry has started contracting procedures for the supply of foreign wheat."
He explained, "According to the amount approved by the Council of Ministers, amounting to 300 billion, the ministry intends to contract with large and solid companies to supply wheat and provide it in the ration card, in addition to increasing storage in preparation for emergencies."
He added, "The decision came as a result of the economic crisis that the world is going through and in preparation for the marketing season, which begins next April, as well as being part of the ministry's procedures to maintain food security for the citizen."
Hannoun stressed, "The ministry discussed the issue seriously with the Council of Ministers, and a number of measures were taken to enhance treasury due to the global crisis." Ended 29 / h