183 tonnes of Qatari vegetables sold in August Sep 12, 2019 0 642 12345 QNADohaThe total sales of Qatari local vegetables from the Qatari distinctive producer and farms programmes during August reached 183 tonnes at major commercial complexes and other markets in the country.In a statement, the Ministry of Municipality and Environment (MME) said such programmes aim to improve the local marketing of Qatari vegetables, increase demand and minimise production losses, as well as increase Qatari farm income.The programmes are helping increase investment in agriculture and the availability of local vegetable varieties in consumer complexes throughout the year.The local products marketing programmes are supervised by the Ministry of Municipality and Environment in cooperation with the Ministry of Commerce and Industry (MoCI). The initiative was launched in order to provide Qatari farmers with the opportunity to sell high quality Qatari vegetables at affordable prices to consumers without an intermediary, and without paying any commissions.Through these marketing programmes, local vegetable products have proved to be competitive with the imported product in the Qatari market. RELATED ARTICLES Qatar, Gambia vow to bolster bilateral ties Sep 12, 2019 0 1287 Qatar issues new law to combat money laundering Sep 12, 2019 0 844 Cabinet approves Financial Sanctions Committee of CRA Sep 12, 2019 0 599 Ministry issues guidebooks for students and parents QNA Doha The Ministry of Education and Higher Education has issued two guidebooks for students and parents in conjunction with the beginning of the academic year 2019-2020. This step was taken by the e-Learning System at .. Afghan envoy lauds Qatar for US-Taliban peace efforts Ambassador of Afghanistan to Qatar HE Abdul Hakim Dalili has praised Qatar for facilitating the peace talks between the US and Taliban. “We thank Qatar for the hospitality and the great support to bring peace.” he said. ..