2005 News Story
 

05/24/2005
Saudi Arabia to set up commission for date production

Saudi Arabia, which is the world's largest producer of dates and produces over 400 varieties, plans to set up a commission of date producers to promote exports, for example by participating in international fairs. Chairman of the Agricultural Bank Dr Abdullah Al-Thinayyan, who made the announcement, commented that this move is indicative of the government's concern to support the agricultural sector.


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