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The Prime Minister, Mr. Muhammad Shia'a Al-Sudani chairs a meeting on marketing the wheat crop for the 2023 season
Prime Minister, Mr. Muhammad Shia'a Al-Sudani chaired this Thursday morning a meeting devoted to discussing the procedures for receiving and marketing the wheat crop For the 2023 season, it was attended by a number of ministers and officials of the relevant departments.
The meeting witnessed a discussion of the executive aspects and the plan for receiving and marketing the wheat crop from farmers for the current season, and addressing the most important obstacles that hinder and delay the receiving process.
And His Excellency directed that the amounts for the farmers be allocated within the agricultural plan, and delivered to them without delay and in parallel with receiving the crops from them and within a maximum of two weeks.
The Prime Minister also directed efforts to control borders, in order to ensure that crops from outside Iraq do not leak, and in order to prevent influence and manipulation of locally produced crops, which the state buys from Iraqi farmers at a subsidized price.
His Excellency stressed that the Ministry of Commerce monitors the process of receiving crops, and ensures that farmers are not exposed to extortion during inspections.
Mr. Al-Sudani directed that a decision be issued by the Council of Ministers to include farmers who are outside the agricultural plan with government support for wheat purchases and marketing them to government receiving outlets.
Media Office of the Prime Minister