The Senegalese Minister of Agriculture, Alioune Ndiaye, has announced that Egypt plans to supply 5,000 tonnes of wheat to Senegal during the current year, 2023.
According to the Senegalese newspaper “Sud Quotidien,” Ndiaye made these remarks during the opening of the International Exhibition of Agriculture and Technological Innovation.
The Senegalese minister explained that Egyptian President Abdel Fattah el-Sisi has ordered the provision of this quantity of wheat and informed the Egyptian ambassador in Senegal accordingly.
Ndiaye pointed out that his visit to Sharm El-Sheikh with the Egyptian ambassador in Senegal was to observe the efforts made by Egyptians in wheat cultivation.
The Senegalese Minister of Agriculture urged his fellow citizens to take advantage of the opportunities provided by the International Exhibition of Agriculture and Technological Innovation, affirming that “we need everyone’s support to ensure the success of the exhibition and the promotion of agriculture.”
The minister explained that the exhibition aims to promote agricultural products to enhance Senegal’s competitive ability in regional and international markets. It represents an opportunity to showcase Senegalese agricultural products and highlight small and medium-sized companies operating in this sector.
It is worth noting that the International Exhibition of Agriculture and Technological Innovation will be held in Dakar from October 23rd to 27th, 2023, at the Diamniadio Exhibition Center. The event is expected to attract 1,800 participants and 300 delegations representing about 50 nationalities, including four heads of state.