Sisi directs gov't to provide farmers necessary agricultural machinery to expand cultivated area

MENA , Monday 24 Oct 2022

President Abdel-Fattah El-Sisi directed the government to provide farmers with necessary heavy agricultural equipment and machinery ahead of the winter season to cultivate more land.

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President Abdel-Fattah El-Sisi in his meeting on Monday in Cairo with officials. Photo : Egyptian Presidency

 

El-Sisi's instructions came during his meeting Monday with Presidential Adviser for Urban Planning Amir Ahmed, the Head of the Armed Forces Engineering Authority Hesham Swefi, Director General of the National Service Projects Authority of the Armed Forces Walid Abul-Magd, and other officials, Presidential Spokesman Bassam Rady said.

The directive is in line with the government’s efforts to enhance agricultural production to achieve self-sufficiency of strategic crops.

The meeting also followed up a number of national projects for agricultural production and land reclamation, especially in Toshka and Egypt's Future Project.

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