Egyptian Minister of Agriculture and Land Reconstruction, Al-Qasir, Minister of Social Solidarity Nevine El Kabbaj, and Major General Ahmed Rashid, Governor of Giza, opened the 90th Spring Flower Exhibition at the Agricultural Museum in Dokki, Giza Today, May 27, 2023.
The Ministers also inaugurated the food goods exhibition on the side-lines of the Spring Flower Fair in the presence of some ambassadors, ministry leaders, the governorate Giza, and the captain of farmers.
The Minister of Agriculture and his facilities visited the different wings of the exhibition and praised the excellent level reached by the production of flowers, ornamental plants and production supplies in Egypt and the wonderful organization of the collection.
After the opening, the Minister of Agriculture stated that the exhibition includes about 200 exhibitors and more than 1000 vegetarians in decorative plants, flowers, trees and all production supplies, Orchards, landscaping, and cactus.
Minister Al-Qasir added that the exhibition also sees the participation of some ministries, government institutions and civil society. He said the Egyptian state supports the flower industry due to its importance for the local market or export and supports the national economy.
It was also noted that the Spring Flower Fair has thousands of visitors who wait for it yearly to buy flowers and roses or enjoy its views.
Al-Qasir confirmed that this year the exhibition would be held under the slogan of 100 million trees, an initiative launched by His Excellency President Sisi that aims to expand the proportion of green spaces and forestry for many environmental, aesthetic, and economic benefits.
The initiative also reduces the negative impacts of climate change. Improving air quality and public health of citizens and achieving sustainable agricultural development are requested exhibitors and producers of ornamental plants and flowers to participate in this initiative.
Al-Qasir said that the exhibition “The Best of our Farmers for our People”, located on the side-lines of the Spring Flower Fair, has 50 exhibitors and aims to sell food items to citizens at low prices within the framework of the initiative of President Abdul Fattah El-Sisi, President of the Republic, to fight inflation, as well as in the implementation of instructions.
Mustafa Madbouly, Prime Minister, intensified exhibitions and outlets for selling basic goods and selling them to citizens at low prices and briefly mentioned that the Ministry is making great efforts to provide citizens with high-quality food at reasonable prices, the Ministry of Agriculture has 171 fixed outlets for selling food goods in the provinces of the Republic, and 21 mobile outlets, assuring that it is done Continuously monitor these outlets to ensure the availability and diversity of interests.
For her part, Nevine El Kabbaj, Minister of Social Solidarity, extended her remarks on her happiness to participate in the opening of the 90th Spring Flower Exhibition and our best farmer to our people.
She confirmed that there is great and constructive cooperation with the Ministry of Agriculture because most of the beneficiaries of solidarity services are Egyptian countryside and farmers, and pointed out that the collaboration between the two ministries includes small and medium enterprises, poultry and livestock farming Serving farmers and rural women with the aim of economic empowerment of women.
Al-KabBaj added that as part of the political leadership guidelines, the Ministry is also providing convenient loans and grants to small farmers and seeks to provide basic commodities to citizens at discounted prices, especially in areas most needy.
On his part, Major General Ahmed Rashid, Governor of Giza, said that there is great coordination between the Ministry of Agriculture and the Governorate from the success of the exhibition and invited the citizens of the province to visit the exhibition and take advantage of the products, flowers and seedlings offered, confirming that the exhibition sees a significant increase in citizens annually due to the quality of the products offered.
For his part, Alaa Azouz, head of the Agricultural Guidance Sector in the Ministry of Agriculture, said that the Spring Flower Exhibition, which was opened today, is open to the public from nine in the morning to nine in the evening and from one month.
Azouz added that the Spring Flower Fair, in its 90th edition, is the largest and oldest annual exhibition in the Arab region, organized by the Ministry of Agriculture, and is a distinguished cultural and economic event that is keen to visit by all Egyptians, especially those interested in the flower sector, ornamental plants and gardening coordination.
On their part, some exhibitors thanked the Egyptian state, represented in the Ministry of Agriculture, for supporting the exhibition, which they await every year at this time, confirming that the industry, cultivation of flowers and ornamental plants has received great attention from the state as they are currently exported abroad.