Baghdad, 1 December / December (Rn) - Ministry of Agriculture said Thursday that the Iraqi decision to raise the prices of rice, is not approved by the Presidency of the Council of Ministers.
Iraq consumes 103 thousand tons per month of the button provided by the company through a contract with international companies specialized in the supply of rice to the country.
And called for activating the Parliamentary Committee on Agriculture's decision to raise the prices of rice, 750 to a million and a half million Iraqi dinars per ton.
The Deputy Minister Mehdi ligature Qaisi told the Kurdish news agency (Rn) "can not the Ministry of Agriculture to raise the market prices of rice, unless the vote is officially in the House of Representatives and the allocation of funds necessary for the success of the marketing process."
He added that "the Ministry of Agriculture did not have anything official up on raising the prices of rice, harvest of 750 thousand to a million and a half million Iraqi dinars."
He pointed out that "the Ministry of Agriculture is working to address the problems that stand in front of the owners of land to provide crops, rice, water quotas appropriate to them and to find optimal ways of marketing."
The Ministry of Commerce of Iraq Iraq's production of rice up to 80 tons per year is not enough to the needs of half a month from Iraq's need for rice.
The government is seeking to contract with an international company of the seven companies, says it is prudent for the supply of the food system, food basket, the one -
From: Jafar Allonan. Open: Murtaza Yousuf
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