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Confirm the importance of coordinating efforts between the public and private sectors 15/3/2018 12:00 am Baghdad / Shukran al-Fatlawi The activities of the tenth agricultural week, held by the Ministry of Agriculture in cooperation with the Ministry of Water Resources and under the patronage of Prime Minister Dr. Haider al-Abadi, started on the land of the Baghdad International Fair and with the participation of foreign and Arab companies. The event, which will last for the period March 14-21, was held under the slogan "Let's make Iraq a green oasis", attended by a number of officials and MPs, aimed at presenting products that are expected to meet the aspiration to achieve a qualitative leap in the agricultural sector of Iraq. Modern investment projects. With planning we face challenges "Today we face a major challenge to the advancement of the agricultural sector and to address the problems and obstacles caused by the difficult conditions of water resources and economic conditions, And make agriculture as an income source for the country. " He stressed that "the House of Representatives is ready to legislate laws that would promote the agricultural reality and encourage investment and narrow the import outlets and restore life to farmland in Anbar and Nineveh provinces, calling for" expediting the disbursement of dues of peasants and advocacy work to create a spirit of perseverance and cooperation between citizens and the state of To advance the reality of Iraq. " In turn, Agriculture Minister Falah Hassan al-Lahibi said that "the agricultural sector occupies an important position in the priorities of the government's work by providing the necessary requirements and enacting legislation and regulations that serve this sector and open new horizons for investment in the agricultural sector in light of the economic crisis." "The establishment of agricultural exhibitions each year contributes to the review of various agricultural achievements and events, as well as the acquisition and exchange of experiences among the specialists in the field of agriculture. It also introduces farmers and farmers to the latest technology and modern technologies used in agricultural operations. On the ground, as well as the possibility of presenting the great scientific progress in the field of agriculture provided to the segment of farmers. " Technical Agent of the Ministry of Agriculture d. "The importance of the exhibition is reflected in two main points, first of which is that the Ministry of Agriculture, companies and investment entities interested in the agricultural sector will present their products and activities in this exhibition to inform the decision makers, specialists and farmers on the main activities achieved for the purpose of benefiting from them in the development of their work, Agricultural and the national economy and the outputs of the agricultural sector different ». "The second point is the participation of private sector companies and foreign countries in this exhibition to display their products that serve the agricultural sector, both animal and vegetable and service," he said, noting that "this will be a means of technology transfer and benefit from the latest developments that emerged through the presentation of products, In front of specialists and farmers to communicate with these developments to serve the agricultural sector in the country »the largest international gathering For his part, the Director General of the General Company for Exhibitions and Commercial Services Engineer Hashim Mohamed Hatem said that the exhibition of agriculture and food is the largest international gathering witnessed by the agriculture sector in Iraq, aimed at supporting the agricultural sector and access to agricultural techniques and attracting modern investment projects. Hatem pointed out that "the exhibits exhibited included modern technologies, agricultural mechanization, irrigation systems, packaging, livestock, protected agriculture and fertilizers, as well as electrical equipment and foodstuffs." For his part, the Director General of the Department of Economic and Foreign Relations Adel Masoudi said that "the exhibition of agriculture and food is the largest international gathering witnessed by the agriculture sector in Iraq, where it aims to support the agricultural sector and to learn about agricultural techniques and attract modern investment projects in this area. Coincide with victories A source familiar with the ministry said that each year the ministry has set up an agricultural week that includes the activities and achievements of the ministry during a year of agricultural work, both vegetative and animal, and this year coincides with the start of the tenth agricultural week and the tree day with the great victories that our security forces put together Terrorism. He added that the week included technical activities and activities of the ministry in addition to allocating a day for the local product and a day for farmers to draw lots for machines and equipment, a day to honor the orphans and a variety of other activities. The conclusion will be the distribution of certificates of appreciation and prizes to distinguished agricultural cadres and farmers.