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Agricultural sector witnesses unprecedented support from political leadership

Thursday، 26 January 2023 - 05:08 PM

Agriculture and Land Reclamation Minister el Sayyed el Quseir asserted that the agricultural sector in Egypt witnessed an unprecedented support from the political leadership within the past eight years via asserting the pivotal role of the sector in the national economy.

In statements to MENA, Quseir said that the interest of the political leadership in the agricultural sector is reflected in increasing the governmental investments to the sector in the recent years and implementing several major national agricultural projects, in addition to following up the performance in the agricultural sector.

The agricultural sector represents a cornerstone to the national economy, he said, adding that it contributes to the Gross Domestic Product (GDP) by over 15% and it is a main source of income and employment, according to him. 

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