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Egypt: We are preparing with proactive measures to confront the possibility of an Omicron outbreak

وزير التموين: نستعد بإجراءات استباقية لمواجهة احتمالية تفشي اوميكرون (فيديو)
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Egypt
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Supply Yield / Stock Quantity
COVID-19
Nov 30, 2021
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Ali Al-Moselhi, Minister of Supply and Internal Trade, confirmed that the ministry recently prepared a number of proactive and precautionary measures to confront the possibility of the outbreak of the new mutant of the Coronavirus, “Omicron.” He explained that President Abdel-Fattah El-Sisi, President of the Republic, directed the provision of a strategic stockpile of various goods before the Corona crisis and that the ministry had worked to implement the President’s directives over the past years. Al-Moselhi said, during a telephone interview with the media, Amr Adib, in the storied program on MBC Egypt: The president’s directives included increasing the strategic stockpile from 3 to 6 months, noting that Egypt has a strategic reserve of wheat of 5.1 months. Read also the Small Industries Modernization Association calls for setting a time for deciding on government procurement complaints. Al-Moselhi added that the strategic reserve of sugar is sufficient for up to 3.5 A month, and a reserve of edible oils is sufficient for a period of 5.4 months, and Egypt has self-sufficiency in rice and is witnessing great progress in the pasta industry. Al-Moselhi stressed that the Ministry of Supply is interested in maintaining the strategic reserve of commodities in light of the high prices and the disruption of shipping globally in order to be able to absorb shocks and make goods available in the Egyptian market.
Ali Al-Moselhi, Minister of Supply and Internal Trade, confirmed that the ministry recently prepared with a number of proactive and precautionary measures to confront the possibility of the outbreak of the new mutant of the Corona virus, “Omicron.” He explained that President Abdel-Fattah El-Sisi, President of the Republic, directed the provision of a strategic stock of various commodities before the Corona crisis, and that the ministry worked to implement the president’s directives over the past years. Al-Moselhi said, during a telephone interview with the media, Amr Adib, in the Al-Hekaya program on MBC Egypt that the president’s directives included increasing the strategic stockpile from 3 to 6 months, noting that Egypt has a strategic reserve of wheat of 5.1 months. Read also Small Industries Modernization Association Demands setting a time for deciding on government procurement complaints Al-Moselhi added that the strategic reserve of sugar is sufficient for up to 3.5 months, ...
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