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Wheat facility project in Erbil can provide 3K opportunities: ministry

  2021-04-12  | 
 Zhyan News Network
A what facility is built that aims to market farmers’ wheat produce and can provide about 3,000 job opportunities in Erbil, Kurdistan Region, April 11,2021. Photo by the Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG) Ministry of Agriculture and Water Resources
 Zhyan News Network


SULAIMANI – Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG) Ministry of Agriculture and Water Resources said on Sunday (April 11) that a silo project in Erbil will have the capacity to provide approximately 3,000 job opportunities.

During a meeting by Minister Begard Talabani to a project aiming to market farmers’ wheat, the ministry said that 85 percent of the project was finished and plans are underway to receive wheat from farmers this year.

The project contains factories for producing floor, bulgur, semolina, macaroni and animal feed, according to the ministry.

The project is being built on a 1,200 dunams (296.5 acres) of land that has the capacity to store 5,000 tons of wheat, it added, noting the first domestically manufactured flour will arrive in the Kurdistan Region’s markets by July.

(Zhyan English)