SR 560 m silos to boost flour output capacity

Updated 03 December 2012
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SR 560 m silos to boost flour output capacity

Jazan Gov. Prince Muhammad bin Nasser yesterday laid the foundation stone for a grain silos and flour mill project worth more than SR 560 million at Jazan Port.
Agriculture Minister Dr. Fahd Balghonaim stressed the government’s efforts to ensure adequate supply of wheat, flour and fodders at reasonable prices.
Walid Al-Kheraiji, director general of the General Organization for Grain Silos and Flour mills, said the project would have a capacity to store 120,000 tons of wheat while flour mill would supply 600 tons of flour daily.
“The project includes a laboratory to test the quality of wheat and flour,” he said. Balghonaim commended the government for its continuous support to the agriculture sector. “Agriculture has now become an important sector of the national economy,” he added.


Kingdom's anti-corruption chief leads Saudi delegation at UN General Assembly

Dr. Khalid bin Abdul Mohsen Al-Muhaisen, president of Nazaha and head of the Saudi delegation, will stress the Kingdom’s anti-corruption efforts locally and internationally. (Shutterstock)
Updated 23 May 2018
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Kingdom's anti-corruption chief leads Saudi delegation at UN General Assembly

  • The meeting will be attended by UNGA President Miroslav Lajcak, UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres and Yuri Fedotov, executive director of the UN Office on Drugs and Crime

JEDDAH: Saudi Arabia, represented by a delegation from the National Anti-Corruption Commission (Nazaha), will take part on Wednesday in a high-level meeting of the UN General Assembly (UNGA) to mark 15 years since the adoption of the UN Convention against Corruption. 

The meeting will be attended by UNGA President Miroslav Lajcak, UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres and Yuri Fedotov, executive director of the UN Office on Drugs and Crime.

The opening session will discuss the most notable developments and best practices in the application of the UN Convention against Corruption, which has been adopted by 184 countries, including Saudi Arabia. The meeting will conclude with a speech by Lajcak.

Dr. Khalid bin Abdul Mohsen Al-Muhaisen, president of Nazaha and head of the Saudi delegation, will stress the Kingdom’s anti-corruption efforts locally and internationally.