Meeting on Oman's New Dairy Project in Dhofar Held

OMAN - A meeting on a new dairy collection and processing project Dhofar was held on Saturday (28 January).
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Al Morouj Dairy Company (under formation) held its general assembly meeting at the Ministry of Agriculture and Fisheries. The meeting reviewed the topics on its agenda, including the study of the founding committee report on actions taken to establish the company, study and approval of expenses for establishing the company, the election of the members of the first board of directors of the company and the appointment of the auditor for the first financial year and his fees.

Dr Fuad bin Jaafar Al Sagwani, Minister of Agriculture and Fisheries, said that the project has social, economic, environmental dimensions, and in relation to food security and job creation, expressing his hope that this project to achieve its planned objectives.

The Minister of Agriculture and Fisheries confirmed in his speech, the importance of this national project, which will serve the livestock sector in the Governorate of Dhofar, in particular and that it is interested in the collection and processing of camel and cow’s milk and thus will contribute to fill some of the needs of the country and providing sources of income for breeders.

Dr Rashid bin Salim al- Masrori, chairman of the founding committee of the project said that the first founding committee , which was formed by a ministerial decision by the Minister of Agriculture and Fisheries, stressed the importance of setting up a pilot project in the first stage to be followed by the integrated stage, as recommended by the economic and technical feasibility study carried out by the Oman National Livestock Development.

Source: Times of Oman

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