Saudi Grains Organization offers tender to import 600,000 tons of durum wheat

Saudi Grains Organization offers tender to import 600,000 tons of durum wheat

الخميس 1437/11/8 هـ الموافق 2016/08/11 م واس

Riyadh, 08 Dhu-AlQa’dah,1437 AH, 11 August,2016 , SPA — The Director General of Saudi Grains Organization Engineer, Ahmed Bin Abdulaziz Al-Faris, said that the Organization has announced an international tender for importing a quantity of 600,000 tons of durum wheat during the months of October and November 2016 on board 10 ships, including six ships through Jeddah Islamic Port and 4 ships through King Abdulaziz Port in Dammam.
Engineer Al-Faris explained in a press statement today that the quantity comes as an extension of the plan of the Organization to cover domestic consumption and maintain strategic reserves of wheat used in the production of flour to meet the needs of citizens and residents.
— SPA
13:19 LOCAL TIME 10:19 GMT