Nicaragua receives 32,266 metric tons of wheat from Russia

Published Oct 13, 2021

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EFE.- Nicaragua received 32,266 metric tons of wheat donated by Russia on Tuesday, which will be made available to bakers to maintain bread prices, Nicaraguan authorities reported. The donation has a value equivalent to 10 million dollars, according to official information.

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The wheat was received in Nicaragua by the Russian ambassador in Managua, Alexander Khokhólikov, who officially handed it over to the son of President Daniel Ortega and Vice President Rosario Murillo, Laureano Ortega Murillo, in the presence of the Minister of Finance and Public Credit, Iván Acosta . READ: Honduras will loan 100,000 doses of Pfizer vaccines to Nicaragua "Through the work of our intergovernmental joint commission, we have been developing year after year our program to supply Russian wheat for the bread of all Nicaraguans," said Ortega Murillo, through the Nicaraguan government. Last September, Russia donated 1,118 tons of flour and 695 tons of vegetable oil to reinforce the school snack, a meal that children receive in state schools in areas affected by hurricanes Eta and Iota in November 2020, in the Northern Caribbean Autonomous Region (RACN). In the same month, Nicaragua received from Russia a donation of 130 buses for the collective urban transport of Managua, ...
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