Riyadh: The ability to store grains in Saudi Arabia has increased by 40%, and the specific stores for storing grains in the Middle East are the largest in the country.
According to Urdu News, the Saudi Ministry of Water, Environment, and Agriculture has successfully increased the capacity to store grains in the country by 40%.
The Food Security Authority said that in 2016, the capacity of specific towers for storing grains in the country was 2.5 million tons, and it has been increased to 3.5 million tons by further expansion.
At present, the specific stores for storing grains in the Middle East are the largest in the country.
The policy of the food security authority has also been successful, which reduced its revenues and achieved a 50% increase in the capacity of silos.
Flour mills were also privatized and handed over to the private sector, dividing the sector into four permanent companies with a total value of approximately SAR 5.7 billion.