Creation of 1,400 job degrees for agricultural engineers
money and business
Economy News - Baghdad
The Minister of Agriculture, Muhammad Karim Al-Khafaji, announced, on Thursday, the transfer of 1,400 job degrees for agricultural engineers to the Federal Service Council, while unveiling a project that is the largest of its kind to own desert lands in three categories.
Al-Khafaji said, "There are 1,400 job grades for agricultural engineers that have been transferred to the Federal Service Council," explaining that
they "came within the available degrees of deletion and creation in the budget law," according to the official news agency Conscious.
Concerning the ownership of lands to agricultural engineers and veterinarians, Al-Khafaji explained, "Law 24 of 2013 allowed agricultural engineers, veterinarians, and graduates of agricultural institutes and preparations to contract on an area of 50 dunums with the deduction of the sabbatical period for the purposes of increment, promotion, retirement and ownership without allowance."
He emphasized that "this law is an alternative to employment opportunities," noting that "yesterday, in the presence of the Prime Minister, the Association of Full-time Agricultural Workers in Wasit Governorate was handed over an area of 6 thousand dunams to more than 150 agricultural engineers and veterinarians."
He explained, "There are more than five candidate governorates to distribute areas of land to engineers and veterinarians who are included," indicating that
"this method is the only outlet to absorb unemployment among agricultural engineers."
He also revealed that “Law 117 of 1970, and in accordance with Resolution 1265 of 1985, allowed the ownership of orchards of an area of 5 to 10 dunums, at a rate of 40 trees per dunam,” affirming that
“in Law 35 and through the amendment presented in Parliament it was permitted to establish and own orchards, As well as livestock projects of all kinds. "
He revealed, "There is a project with the Ministry of Agriculture to own desert lands," noting that "it is the largest project, as it includes distributing more than a million dunams of desert land to wells, at a rate of 5 to 10 dunums for establishing and owning orchards."
He pointed out that "the law is included in the service council, and personally followed up, as the project will be a quantum leap in the agricultural sector, specifically in the issue of horticulture."
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