The ministry noted that more of the crop could be grown but the ministry has set a maximum.
The official clarified that the industrial zone is located southern the city in the desert area.
Abdel Wahab noted that the company's work is not limited to agriculture merely but also includes animal production.
President Abdel Fatah al-Sisi held a meeting Sunday with Prime Minister Mostafa Madbouli, Minister of Agriculture and Land Reclamation Al Sayed al-Qusair, and Chairman of the Suez Canal Authority Osama Rabie.
Minister of Agriculture and Land Reclamation Al Sayed al-Qusair stated Sunday that the size of Egyptian agricultural exports between January 1 and June 11 has hit 3.5 million tons.
Egyptian Minister of Environment Yasmine Fouad stated that the ministry has held 600 seminars to educate farmers on using excess rice straw in an environment-friendly way instead of burning it.
Kharga was chosen to be environment-friendly because it has no factories.
The main axis of the economic reform program is to increase the relative weight of the sectors of manufacturing, agriculture, communications and information technology, according to Minister of Planning Hala El-Said.
The company underscored that the new silos will be close to the production sites in order to reduce the costs of transport and fuel.
The Egyptian government is keen to increase the cultivation of strategic crops, said Minister of Agriculture El Sayyed Al Qusseir.
Minister of Agriculture and Land Reclamation Al Sayed al-Qusair made the statements Sunday.
The main objective of applying the agriculture strategy by horizontal and vertical expansion is to achieve food security.
Meanwhile, Faoud met with Mariam bint Mohammed Saeed Hareb Almheiri, the UAE Minister of Climate Change and Environment, on the sidelines of the ministerial meeting, the Egyptian Ministry said on Friday in another statement.
Both sides also discussed the impacts of climate change and the Ukrainian war on the agricultural and food security sectors in Egypt, FAO-Egypt on its official Twitter account on Sunday.
The agreement aims to improve the living standards of Upper Egyptians in Minya, Assiut, and Sohag. It supports them to face water scarcity and climate change impacts in the future.
The Umm Al-Bared Dam is located in the village of Al-Tamd, with a length of 250 meters, a height of 7 meters, and a storage capacity of 3 million cubic meters of water.
The ministry is carrying out measures taken to enhance the irrigation system, and coexistence with the negative impact of climate change.
Food security is in the heart of Egypt’s 2030 Vision as national security issue, and is working on expanding agricultural land, reduce import, and adapt to climate change, Minister of Agriculture Assayed al-Qasir said Thursday.
Egyptian Minister of Agriculture El Sayyed El Qusseir announced in a statement on Thursday that India has been recognized as a new country of origin for importing wheat within the framework of the state’s plan to open new sources of importing wheat as a strategic commodity.
The talks also tackled ways of overcoming the negative impact of the Russian-Ukrainian conflict on the global and Egyptian economy, including allocating 100 million euros by the EU to support Egypt in the field of food security.