The Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Fahd bin Abdul Aziz
has ordered the disbursement of SR 1.7 billion to Saudi farmers as
part of their dues for cash crops sold to the General Corporation of
Silos and Flour Mills for the agricultural year 1419 AH, it was
reported here today.
In a statement to the Saudi Press Agency (SPA), Minister of
Agriculture, Dr. Abdul Aziz Al Muammar said the dues would be paid,
starting with small farmers, effective next week. ‘This gesture from
the Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques to farmers comes is in line with
his continuous care for the citizens', Al Muammar, told SPA.