By: Najat Ahmed
Khartoum – As part of the follow-up of preparations for the summer season 2019-2020, the Undersecretary of the Ministry of Agriculture and Forestry held a consultative meeting at Halfa Agricultural Project in the presence of the governor of the state of Kassala, Major General Mahmoud Babikir and Deputy Minister of Irrigation, Ahmed Hammad and member of the Economic Committee of the Transitional Military Council, Lieutenant General Al-Sir Al-Amin Al-Asha, and related parties.
Undersecretary of the Ministry of Agriculture, Babikir Osman, stressed, in press statements, that Sudan’s concern is the agriculture in implementation of the decisions of the Economic Committee of the Military Council, stressing that Halfa is on the top of agricultural projects through harmony between management, farmers and irrigation.
For his part, Irrigation Undersecretary Ahmed Hammad confirmed the ministry’s commitment to solve all irrigation problems, while the Director General of the Halfa Agricultural Project pointed out that this visit came to determine the preparations for the summer season 2019-2020.
The Undersecretary of Agriculture and Forestry also chaired the meeting of the Committee of the success of the agricultural season in the state of Gedarif in the presence of the Governor of the State of Gedarif, member of the Economic Committee of the Military Council and the Director General of production and economic resources in Qadarif and related bodies, where the committee discussed preparations and provision of inputs for the summer season.