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El Quseir from Aswan: Kom Ombo plant for the production of sugar cane seedlings, the first of its kind in Egypt and the Middle East

– The plant is being implemented by Al Arabiya Industrialization Factory on an area of ​​54 acres and at cost 300 Million pounds and production capacity 15 Million seedlings

– The Minister of Agriculture and the Governor of Aswan inspect the first plant for the production of cane seedlings Sugar in Kom Ombo within the framework of the presidential initiative A decent life

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The Minister of Agriculture and Land Reclamation, and Major General Ashraf Attia, Governor of Aswan



and Major General Sherif Saleh, head of the Upper and Lower Egypt Development Authority E.H. Karam Salem Mohamed Salama, Chairman of the Board of Directors of the National Company for General Contracting and Supplies of the National Service Projects Organization, and Dr. Muhammad Suleiman, President of the Agricultural Research Center
inspecting the first plant dedicated to the production of cane seedlings in Kom Ombo
Al-Qusayr said that this visit comes within the framework of the directives of His Excellency President Abdel Fattah Al-Sisi, the President of the Republic to advance the sugar cane crop and expand its cultivation with the seedling system and use the best modern irrigation methods in order to increase Productivity and reducing production costs, which will achieve a positive economic return for farmers and raise their standard of living within the framework of the presidential initiative, a decent life. He added g/season (planting in spring and autumn), sufficient for planting an area 4813 An acre with seedlings in both seasons, funded by the Ministry of Agriculture and the Upper Egypt Development Authority



The Minister of Agriculture confirmed that the ministry is setting up plants to produce cane seedlings with new technology Fully visible in order to be a role model for the private sector and also to encourage farmers to grow cane in seedling system
To increase the productivity of the two land units and also to achieve self-sufficiency in sugar, an important strategic commodity, and to reduce the import bill

Al-Qusayr praised the efforts of those in charge of establishing the station and demanded them to quickly complete the work on the scheduled dates and before the start of the new season for planting cane next May
For his part, Major General Sherif Saleh, head of the Upper Egypt Development Authority, said that the establishment of this station comes within the framework of the political leadership’s interest in achieving sustainable development. In Upper Egypt, he said that the authority is cooperating with the Ministry of Agriculture in establishing plants for the production of cane seedlings in order to achieve the highest productivity that contributes to raising the standard of living of farmers and achieving sufficiency in a strategic commodity. )

The meeting was attended by Major General Amr Abdel Aziz, Chairman of the Board of Directors of Qader Factory for Industrial Industries Torah

, Dr. Ayman Al-Esh, Director of the Institute of Sugar Crops, and Dr. Mustafa Abdel-Gawad Director of the Sugar Crops Council, Dr. Khaled Al-Salamouni, head of the central administration for research stations, and some leaders of the Ministry of Agriculture, Aswan Governorate, Upper Egypt Development Authority and Qadir Factory