Directions to receive funds for olive oil stakeholder announced

Workers harvest olive fruits in a farm in Jerash in this undated photo. (Photo: Jordan News)
(Photo: Jordan News)
AMMAN — According to the Jordan News Agency Petra, Irbid olive farmers commended the Minister of Agriculture, Khalid Hunifat’s decision to subsidize olive oil at JD1 million.اضافة اعلان

The farmers shared that the decision saved the agriculture sector from deteriorating, especially considering large accumulated quantities of oil are present in warehouses.

Irbid Agriculture Director Abdulwali Tahat stated that the decision would provide direct support for olive farmers and positively influence the sector this year.

He added that the olive sector is one of the most critical sectors nationwide, indicating that around 266 dunums in Irbid hold olive trees. Moreover, olive trees make up 95 percent of the productive trees in the governorate.

To receive the funds needed, stakeholders must submit a request for the Financial Affairs Department; provided that they submit their olive oil exporting license, a customs bill, a copy of the customs statement, a copy of the corporation certificate issued by the Chamber of Commerce, and an authenticity test results from the authorized laboratories.

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