Under the leadership of King Salman, the Saudi government is taking a step that has been called a “paradigm shift.”
The Council of Ministers of Saudi Arabia approved the transformation of General Grains Corporation into the General Directorate of Food Security and approved the draft of its organizational structure.
This happened at a meeting held today under the chairmanship of King Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud.
At this step, the Saudi Press Agency (SPA) quoted Abdul Rahman bin Abdul Mohsen Al Fadli, Minister of Environment, Water Resources and Agriculture, Chairman of the Board of Directors of the General Directorate of Food Security, that the approval of the Council of Ministers to transform the Grain Corporation into a body on food security” will contribute to the improvement of food security indicators. Vision 2030.
Al-Fadli described the decision as “a quantum leap in support of national efforts to achieve food security” and explained that “this development will enhance the role of the new body in fulfilling its functions and competencies in the implementation and management of food security.” strategic programs to the full extent and increase the level of services provided in accordance with the requirements of the stage, in order to contribute to the achievement of inclusive and sustainable development in the Kingdom.