Arab Organization for Agricultural Development meeting in Khartoum kicks off

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Khartoum, Dec. 05, 2019, SPA -- Khartoum-based Arab Organization for Agricultural Development (AOAD) started here today its 50th ordinary meeting in the presence of Arab ministers of agriculture, senior officials of AOAD member countries, and Arab ambassadors accredited to the host country, including the Ambassador of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia Ali bin Hasan Jaafar.
The Saudi delegation to the meeting was led by Eng. Salih bin Ali Allihaidan, Undersecretary of the Ministry of Environment, Water and Agriculture for Lands and Survey Affairs.
In a key address, Sudan's minister of Agriculture and Forests Eng. Isa Othman Shareef called for benefiting from today's technology in achieving sustainable agricultural development as per the two-decade Arab strategy issued by the Arab summit hosted by Riyadh in 2007.
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