Eng. Tariq Qabil، Minister of Industry and Commerce، said that Egypt comes first in producing palm dates in the world. She acquires 18% of the world produce. She also comes first in the Arab world as producing 23%.
Qabil added that government is keen on increasing the produce in the near future to hike export and create more jobs for the young people.
It is worth to mention that ministers of Industry، Commerce and Agriculture held a news conference to announce details of the third ceremony of dates in Siwa Oasis in the Western Desert. Governors of Giza، Matrouh and Al Wadi Al Gadid along with United Arab Emirates (UAE) to Egypt.