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OFIHC lays foundation stone for meat company in Dhofar

OFIHC lays foundation stone for meat organization in Dhofar

The ceremony was patronised by H E Sayyid Mohammed bin Sultan bin Hamoud al Busaidi, Minister of State and Governor of Dhofar, in the presence of H E Dr Fuad bin Ja’afar bin Mohammed al Sajwani, Minister of Agriculture and Fisheries, and a quantity of members of the State Council, Majlis A’Shura, officials, sheikhs and dignitaries in the governorate. H E Dr Sajwani mentioned in a statement that the project will contribute to the provision of huge quantities of the sultanate’s wants for higher top quality red meat, a single of the series of projects for meals production, which will contribute to financial diversification and meet the needs of meals safety in the sultanate, in addition to supplying employment possibilities, particularly for the citizens of the wilayat of Thumrait and neighbouring wilayats.

Abdul Salam bin Nasser al Kharousi, chairman of the Board of Directors of the Oman Food Investment Holding Company, mentioned that the thought of meals safety projects was element of the efforts of the sultanate to total this method in order to boost the self-sufficiency ratio of these commodities to a lot more than 80 per cent with other projects, taking into account the geographical distribution of these kinds of projects in the governorates of the sultanate. He added that the organization is the very first integrated red meat project in the Arab area with a total region of 9sq km with a capital of RO37mn.

Information Source: Muscat Daily

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