Jordan requests membership in International Dates Council

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AMMAN — Minister of Agriculture Khaled Al-Hneifat said that Jordan wishes to be accepted as a member of the International Dates Council, Al-Mamlaka TV reported.اضافة اعلان

During a meeting he held with the Administrative and Financial Director of the Council Reham Al-Harbi, Hneifat discussed “issues related to the sector”, according to a statement by the Ministry of Agriculture.

Hneifat told Harbi and the accompanying delegation from the Saudi Ministry of Environment and Agriculture on Tuesday that he is proud of the depth of relations with the brotherly Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, and grateful for its continuous support for development projects in the Kingdom. He stressed the importance and success of the date industry in Jordan.

Harbi praised “the efforts made in the Jordanian date sector, which made Jordan a country with experience in the cultivation and production of dates”, and welcomed, in the name of the International Dates Council, Jordan’s request for membership in the council, of which the Kingdom is a founder.

Hneifat said that Jordan, represented by the Ministry of Agriculture, “is in favor of joining the council, and that official procedures for membership will begin in the upcoming days.”

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