Minister of Agriculture: A fundamental reform package will soon be in the interest of the Iraqi farmer[You must be registered and logged in to see this image.]
Baghdad today - Baghdad
The Minister of Agriculture, Abbas Jabr Al-Maliki, announced the imminent issuance of a package of reforms, which he described as "essential" in the interest of the Iraqi farmer and farmer.
A statement by the ministry, which was received by (Baghdad Today), stated that al-Maliki, "a minister held a meeting at the headquarters of the local administration in Nineveh province with a number of sheikhs and notables of the province.
The statement pointed out that among these demands is "delaying the payment of loans owed by some farmers and investors who have been reluctant to pay them due to the conditions caused by the terrorist organization ISIS and providing support to buffalo breeders, in addition to the lack of vaccines in veterinary centers and complaints about the lack of medical personnel in them."
The attendees also complained about raising the electricity price and not having a share of the fuel (kerosene).
Farmers and investors also complained about the opening of some border crossings during the peak period of agricultural crops, causing material losses for them.
For his part, the Minister of Agriculture promised to "consider all these demands quickly," stressing that "the imminent issuance of a fundamental reform package will be in the interest of the Iraqi farmer and farmer."