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Thursday, 14 April 2016

Prime minister approves exports on long-staple cotton

Prime Minister Sherif Ismail has approved the planting of different species of cotton and the export of long-staple cotton crops to preserve short-staple cotton supplies for the domestic textile industry, which has been suffering of late due to dwindling cotton supplies, Al Shorouk reports. Ismail also allocated EGP 4 mn to the Cotton Research Institute to fund research on developing different strands of cotton. (Read in Arabic)

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