13:37 - 2022-12-22
Today, Thursday, the Ministry of Commerce confirmed that the situation of the ration card is reassuring, while indicating the purchase of 150,000 tons of American and Australian wheat to enhance the national stock.
"The company has contracted with American and Australian companies to secure the purchase of 100,000 tons of Australian wheat, and 50,000 of American wheat as part of its contracts to secure the ration card storage," Haider Nuri, general manager of the Ministry's General Company for Grain Trade, said in a statement.
And he explained, "Based on the directives of the Prime Minister, Muhammad Shia'a al-Sudani, and the Minister of Commerce, Atheer Al-Ghurairy, on the need to secure this strategic material and the best types of wheat in the year, the company began its procedures by contracting with American and Australian origins to supply citizens through a network of agents spread throughout the country."
He pointed out that "the ministry continues to secure the supply of other quantities to secure a national stock of wheat and from international origins for the account of the ration card," stressing that "the status of the card is reassuring, with the continued flow of imported wheat to the country and the supply of mills with the prescribed quotas of wheat non-stop to meet the actual need of the material." .
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