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SHARJAH, (UrduPoint / Pakistan Point News / WAM – 08th January, 2023) HH Dr. Sheikh Sultan bin Muhammad Al Qasimi, Supreme Council Member and President of Sharjah, visited a wheat farm in Mleiha district on Sunday.
HH Dr. Sheikh Sultan inspected the wheat plant, planted last November in an area of 400 hectares, as the first stage for the farm with all the activities related to the follow-up of the cultivation of the wheat seed, including irrigation, cleaning, and other procedures..
The President of Sharjah listened to a statement about the progress of the project of the first phase, which will be followed by several phases in the coming years. Various projects for the benefit of the community and society within a series of ambitious development projects.
His Highness praised the work done in a short period of time, which complements Sharjah’s vision in improving food security and opens doors to other projects that will benefit the region.
Sheikh Sultan was also briefed on the project planning process and various proposals, as well as plans to expand wheat cultivation in the region and the ongoing trials that take place within the project development process.
His Majesty also visited the irrigation station of the farm, from its technical details to its operation. The station supplies water to the wheat field through 6 large pumps with a capacity of up to 60,000 cubic meters of water throughout the day. Water is transported from Hamda station through a transmission line of 13 kilometers to the farm.