The President of the Republic stresses the importance of using advanced technologies and modern irrigation methods to improve the agricultural situation
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A presidential statement stated that the President of the Republic received, today, Tuesday, at the Baghdad Palace, the Minister of Agriculture, Abbas Al-Alaywi, and during the meeting they discussed the challenges facing Iraq in the issue of water scarcity and its direct effects on the agricultural sector. The President of the Republic indicated, according to the statement
, He pointed out the importance of working to secure fair water shares from the upstream countries, stressing the importance of the agricultural sector as one of the basic resources for the national economy and providing food security.
The President of the Republic called for encouraging investment opportunities in this vital sector to achieve sustainable development, and the use of advanced technologies and modern irrigation methods to advance the agricultural reality and to confront the environmental effects of drought, desertification and climate change, which has become a global crisis. He touched on Iraq's participation in the water conference organized by the United Nations
. United Nations in New York recently, and the outputs he called for in addressing the global water crisis, and the confirmation of the heads and leaders of the participating countries to support Iraq's efforts in this field. [You must be registered and logged in to see this link.]
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