Egypt’s Food Security: Al-Sisi Engages with Military Leaders and Outlines Directives

Egyptian President Abdel Fattah El-Sisi met with the Egyptian Prime Minister and a large number of officials and generals of the Egyptian army to discuss the most important issue in the country.

Adviser Ahmed Fahmy, Spokesman for the President of the Republic, said that during the meeting, the President followed the development of the executive position of the national project of agricultural production and land reclamation in New Delta within the framework of the state program. strategies to increase the area of ​​agricultural land from the total area of ​​the Republic, in connection with which he was informed about the ongoing efforts to develop infrastructure. The necessary basic machinery and equipment, including modern methods of irrigation, water supply to plants and agricultural machinery.

The spokesman added that the President of Egypt directed ongoing coordination between the concerned authorities and sectors to complete the elements and components of this project, while continuing to use modern irrigation systems as part of the state policy to rationalize water consumption and increase the efficiency of its use. management, in achieving the desired strategic goal by adding new areas of agricultural land.Egypt, in a way that contributes to the conservation and development of agricultural economic resources, the achievement of food security and the reduction of the import gap, and the creation of new urban, agricultural and industrial communities that contribute to absorption of population growth, expanding employment opportunities and increasing incomes of citizens.

Source: RT