Egypt’s President Abdel-Fattah El-Sisi discussed on Tuesday efforts made by the state to improve and upgrade the bakery system nationwide, the Egyptian presidency said.
According to the presidency, El-Sisi held a meeting to discuss the national bakery system with Prime Minister Mostafa Madbouly, Minister of Supply and Internal Trade Ali El-Meselhy, and Director General of the National Service Projects Organisation Mostafa Amin.
The presidency said that El-Meselhy presented the various stages of developing the bakery system nationwide, adding that there are about 28,000 bakeries included in the ministry’s plan to raise the efficiency of bakeries and provide them with natural gas instead of diesel fuel in cooperation with other authorities.
El-Sisi called for accelerating the steps to modernise all aspects of the bakery system and distribution of bread nationwide, stressing the importance of ensuring food safety, high quality production, and clean energy usage.
The president was also briefed on the development plan of the two companies Qaha and Edfina for food industries.
The development plan will be carried out with the help of long-standing foreign expertise in the field of food industries with the aim of restoring the distinguished production of the two companies, enhancing the value of the national product in the local market, and increasing their competitiveness and export capabilities, the presidency added.