Trade: Marketing of wheat in Kurdistan is a positive indicator of cooperation between the region and the center
Economie Yesterday, 21:55
Baghdad - INA
The Ministry of Commerce confirmed today, Monday, that the efforts being made in Kurdistan to market wheat are a positive indicator of cooperation between the region and the center to face the challenges of the global grain crisis and make the marketing season successful.
The General Company for Grain Trade of the Ministry of Commerce said in a statement received by the Iraqi News Agency (INA), that "the Director General of the General Company for Grain Trade, Muhammad Hanoun, discussed with the Governor of Halabja Azad Tawfiq the reality of the services provided by the departments and companies of the Ministry of Commerce in the governorate and the mechanisms for the success of the marketing season for the crop." Wheat 2022.
Hanoun stressed during the meeting, according to a statement, that "the efforts being made now in the governorates of the region to market wheat are a positive indicator of cooperation between the region and the center to face the challenges of the global grain crisis and the success of the marketing season, which achieves good gains after the marketed quantities reach two million tons," noting that
"the company The General Grain Trade will study the proposal to open a branch in the governorate to overcome obstacles to work and support the governorate’s directions in completing its service and production institutions, as well as supporting farmers and farmers by paying dues for marketing quantities of wheat to marketing centers and within 72 hours of delivering the wheat crop.
He pointed to "the importance of supporting investors and farmers in the province by supporting the agricultural sector and using the large areas through which the province can be the breadbasket of Iraqis, especially since there are large areas planted with wheat and other crops that are included in the basic needs of foodstuffs for the Iraqi people."
For his part, the Governor of Halabja stressed the importance of the support provided by the Ministry of Trade to the province in various fields, especially that it is one of the ministries that have high-level coordination with the province and other provinces of the Kurdistan region, which resulted in the preparation of a joint action plan for the success of the marketing season for the wheat crop, stressing
"the need to create branches For companies and commercial departments in the province to follow up on their work and overcome obstacles to work in a way that contributes to developing the performance of services provided to the people of the martyred Halabja province.
The statement added, "Hanoun, accompanied by the Governor of Halabja, visited the marketing center in Sirwan and was briefed on the marketed quantities, the mechanisms of laboratory examination, and the plans for maintaining storage in storage stations, and stressed the importance of the utmost need to receive all marketed quantities from farmers and exercise the highest levels of awareness for the purpose of completing the national mission and receiving what It is found in the storage sites of farmers in their areas, where there are still undelivered quantities.”
And he continued, "The Director General of Grain called for the importance of supporting the governor and the people's dignitaries in the province in inviting farmers and marketers to hand over their crop and overcoming fears of not delivering their financial dues, stressing that Halabja Governorate will enjoy special support from the Ministry of Trade, as it will be the bread basket of Iraqis as a result of cultivated areas and private investments." on the commercial and economic side.
He pointed out that "the visit included the branch of the General Company for Food Stuff Trading in the Sulaymaniyah Governorate, and to see the food basket materials stored in the governorate's stores."
Hanoun stressed, "There is a good store of all the items of the food basket, and
four meals have been distributed, and the
fifth meal of all the items of the food basket has been distributed,"
appreciating "the role played by the commercial departments in Sulaymaniyah and the coordination and integration with the companies and departments of the Ministry of Commerce, which was the reason for the success of the services." The services provided by the ministry to the people of the region, which do not differ from the services provided in other provinces.
Hanoun listened to the pleas of farmers and investors from the sons of Halabja and the Shahrazur plain, who affirmed: