Agriculture min. discusses coronavirus impact on exports

Minister of Agriculture and Land Reclamation El Sayed el Qasir on Thursday discussed at a meeting with a group of Egyptian exporters the impact of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) epidemic on agricultural exports.

During the meeting, attended by MP Hesham el Hosari, the head of parliament’s agriculture committee, the two sides probed how farmers could benefit from the initiatives of the Central Bank of Egypt.

They also reviewed mechanisms for encouraging and supporting agricultural exporters through removing all obstacles to bolster the national economy and increase the country’s foreign reserves.

Source: State Information Service Egypt

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