King meets with agricultural sector representatives

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The King, during his meeting with representatives of the agricultural sector, stresses the importance of establishing agricultural training centers, on Wednesday, August 18, 2021. (Photo: Royal Court)
AMMAN — His Majesty King Abdullah on Wednesday called for establishing agricultural training centers across Jordan to build the capacities of farmers and empower them to use technology to increase production while ensuring the best utilization of resources, a Royal Court statement issued on Wednesday said.اضافة اعلان

At a meeting with representatives of the agricultural sector at Al Husseiniya Palace, King Abdullah stressed the need to identify the sector’s priorities and the obstacles facing progress, in order to implement more projects and better serve farmers and create job opportunities.

His Majesty also noted the importance of enhancing public-private partnerships in the agricultural sector, the statement said.

The attendees provided suggestions on ways to develop the sector, which is vital to food security.

Prime Minister Bisher Khasawneh, Director of the Office of His Majesty Jafar Hassan, Agriculture Minister Khaled Hneifat, and Water Minister Mohammad Najjar attended the meeting.

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