The Minister of State for Military Production, Dr. Mohamed Said El-Assar, met with the Minister of Water Resources and Irrigation, or Dr. Mohamed Abdel Aati, and the Minister of Agriculture and Earth Recovery, Dr. Ezzeddine Aboustit and the delegation that accompanies them at the headquarters of the Ministry of Military Production, to discuss ways of joint cooperation in the generalization of the use of modern systems of irrigation in agriculture.
During the meeting, Al-Assar discussed ways of cooperation between the Ministry of Military Production and the Ministries of Agriculture and Irrigation in the field of the manufacture and development of modern agricultural machinery and equipment and based on the modern methods of irrigation of agricultural land to rationalize the use of water (909 Harbi Factory) and Kha Chemical Industries (270 war factories) from the Ministry of Military Production have excellent technological capabilities in this field through the manufacture of many modern machinery and agricultural equipment, water pumps, water treatment and desalination plants.
Al-Assar underlined that the Ministry of Military Production intends to provide all possible efforts to implement the existing projects carried out by the ministries of agriculture and irrigation. He added that the Ministry is making many agricultural machines for the Ministry of Agriculture and its affiliated agencies (makabs, – Irrigation plows: modern "spray and dripping" irrigation systems – pesticide sprinklers – field waste incinerators … ) and participated in the generalization of the sprinkler irrigation system on a surface of 77 hectares in the province of Fayoum in collaboration with the Ministry of Watering and rehabilitation work And the development of (Asna Barrages) and Increase the efficiency and maintenance of the body of the High Dam and Establishment of an intermediary mixing the majority of the provinces of Egypt stations, as well as the operation of the well water pumps using solar energy to increase the western zone of the Minya workers district.
On the other hand, Abdul Aati emphasized that the Ministry of Watering aims to benefit from the knowledge of the Ministry of Military Production in the manufacturing and training sectors to expand the implementation of projects aimed at developing the irrigation system and exploiting the best exploitation in many provinces, contributing So to the water supply, And for the public benefit of the country.
He added that the Ministry of Watering has the objective of modernizing the irrigation systems and methods in the different provinces of the Republic because it works to accelerate the recovery of land and increase the expansion rate due to the reduction of the percentage of space lost in the establishment of Water sprinklers, benches and irrigation that occupy 20% of the total area. In technology available in the Ministry of Military Production and Human Resources with effective experience to contribute to this field.
Abu Setit, on the other hand, indicated that there is constant and constant cooperation between the Ministries of Agriculture and Military Production, which has signaled a cooperation protocol in the field of the design and manufacture of the tasks of some projects and national systems development projects Modern irrigation and supply of agricultural agrarian fields and mechanized. Agricultural quarantine, which contributes to the promotion of large national projects and to the real and sustainable development.
"The change in traditional irrigation systems to modern irrigation systems in agriculture will play an important role in reducing the cost of water to farmers, as well as improving the quality of agricultural land and keeping drowning or erosion due to the similar distribution of water and ensuring the leakage of fertilizers on the ground, in the production of agricultural crops.
At the end of the meeting, Professor Mohamed Said Al-Assar underlined the concern of the Ministry of Military Production to exploit its technological and human resources in collaboration with the ministries of agriculture and irrigation through the deepening of the local industrialization of the modern equipment of irrigation systems to expand their use and distribute them to the largest agricultural territory. In this field, implement vital and important projects to serve the Ministries of Agriculture and Irrigation and contribute to the supply of strong currency and benefit the Egyptian national economy.