Saudi Grains Organization awards contract to import fodder barley

The organization aims to develop new products and improve the work environment in all its sectors. (Supplied)
Updated 11 September 2018
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Saudi Grains Organization awards contract to import fodder barley

  • SAGO aims to maintain its status as one of the most important sectors in the field of food security

RIYADH: Saudi Grains Organization (SAGO) has completed procedures for tenders to import 1,500,000 tons of fodder barley from EU countries, Australia, North and South America (excluding Canada) and the Black Sea. Ahmed bin Abdul Aziz Al-Faris, governor of the organization, said on Monday that 11 international companies have been awarded the contract for supplying through 17 vessels at different ports in the Kingdom.
He said the move comes as an extension of a plan to cover the local demand for fodder barley and preserve its strategic stocks.
SAGO aims to maintain its status as one of the most important sectors in the field of food security by following the best practices to develop and enhance its activities.
SAGO seeks to supply high-quality wheat flour that meets the consumer expectations and achieves the efficiency in production.
The organization aims to develop new products and improve the work environment in all its sectors, including wheat procurement, storage, milling, subsidized flour distribution, wheat derivatives and feed products.


KSA’s anti-graft agency Nazaha reports rise in corruption complaints

Nazaha has completed investigations into 59 percent of the complaints, with 4.4 percent referred to the Control and Investigation Board. (SPA)
Updated 19 February 2019
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KSA’s anti-graft agency Nazaha reports rise in corruption complaints

  • Nazaha announced the statistics as part of the National Strategy for the Protection of Integrity and Combating Corruption and Vision 2030

JEDDAH: Complaints to the Saudi National Anti-Corruption Commission, Nazaha, have risen by 50 percent in a single year amid increasing efforts to combat financial and administrative misconduct in the Kingdom.
Nazaha received 15,591 reports in 2018 compared with 10,402 the previous year, according to statistics released by the commission.
Financial and administrative corruption cases made up the bulk of the reports.
Nazaha has completed investigations into 59 percent of the complaints, with 4.4 percent referred to the Control and Investigation Board and 3.37 percent to the Kingdom’s Presidency of State Security.
The commission’s smartphone app received 29 percent of the reports, followed by the website at 23.6 percent, while 19.2 percent of the complaints were made in person at Nazaha’s branches. AN Jeddah
Nazaha announced the statistics as part of the National Strategy for the Protection of Integrity and Combating Corruption and Vision 2030.