Almotamar.net, Saba - Prime Minister Ali Mujawar said on Monday food security is a national strategic priority and the government pays more attention to it due to its relationship to the national security and community stability.
At the launch of the food security rationalization symposium, he said the significance of food security stems from its ability to cope with repercussions of sudden local, regional and international crises.
He pointed to the food and financial crises that have shaken the world in the last three years.
The government has made a giant stride in establishing long-term solutions to ensure sustainable national food security to cope with sudden developments and crises, he said.
Work is underway in full swing to prepare a draft national food security strategy by experts and specialists from the concerned authorities in association with international organizations, he made clear.
The strategy will form a comprehensive national framework for food security legislative, structural and investment issues, said Mujawar.
Furthermore, he highlighted highly efficient and sustainable measures to contain the repercussions of the recent economic turmoil and fall of the national currency against the U.S. dollar.
He voiced confidence that the private sector will assume its responsibility towards achieving the concept of food security through contributing to the strategic economic stockpile and commitment to positive competition.
At the end, he affirmed that rationalization is the duty of all towards food security in the country.
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