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Baghdad / resource news
Today, Friday, the Minister of Commerce, Atheer Al-Ghurairy, announced the provision of more items for the food basket.
A statement by the ministry stated, "The Minister of Commerce, Atheer Al-Ghurairy, arrived in Basra Governorate and conducted a field tour in the southern ports to supervise in a field manner the operations of unloading ships loaded with wheat and rice within the items of the ration card, where he met with the Governor of Basra, Asaad Al-Eidani, to discuss what the commercial departments in the province offer, as well For the support of the province to build a large silo that will absorb the energies of marketed wheat from farmers and be a strategic storehouse for the Ministry of Commerce in Basra Governorate.
Al-Ghurairy stressed, during his visit to the Umm Qasr pier of the Ministry of Commerce, that "this pier constitutes a vital facility, and we seek to make the most of the unloading operations of wheat supplied from foreign origins."
During his meeting with the technical and engineering staff at the Umm Qasr wharf, the minister said, "The Ministry of Commerce will develop a clear plan for the development of the wharf, whether through development and rehabilitation, which contributes to making this wharf one of the important facilities through which the ministry seeks to serve the Iraqi economy and unload the quantities supplied to Iraq for the two materials." Wheat and rice, as well as items of the ration card items, are part of the food basket project, which we seek to unload through the southern ports.
He pointed out that "the Minister of Commerce supervised directly the unloading of rice, which was prepared within the items of the ration card, and also supervised the unloading of a ship loaded with 50,000 tons of wheat, which arrived at the southern ports within the contracts of the Ministry of Commerce."
He added, "The Ministry of Commerce has contracted to purchase 750,000 tons of wheat for the purpose of meeting the country's need for the first months of next year until the start of the marketing season for the wheat crop, in addition to that it will also contract for other quantities of wheat, while it is now developing a plan to supervise the season." Marketing the wheat crop, in implementation of the Prime Minister's directives, to make it a successful season in all directions, through the quantities marketed by farmers and farmers, or through helping farmers and delivering their dues within a specified period.
Al-Ghurairy stressed that "the situation of the ration card is good, as well as the storage of wheat and the items of the food basket are good, and there is nothing to worry about in the process of securing foodstuffs for citizens in the next year," noting that "the Ministry of Commerce faced the global food crisis and the high prices of grain and foodstuffs through technical and administrative measures." She managed to keep Iraq away from the specter of harm to its citizens."
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