Russian Agriculture Minister visits Almarai
Mr. Dmitry Patrushev, the Minister of Agriculture of the Russian Federation and Mr. Ahmad Abdulaziz Al-Fares, Governor of the Saudi Arabian Grains Organization “SAGO” and Chairperson of Saudi milling companies paid a visit to Almarai Company’s farms and plants at Al-Kharj last week.
Faisal Al-Fahhadi, Almarai’s Vice President, Institutional Affairs received the visiting delegation and accompanied them in a tour that included a cow farm and the third central processing plant “CPP-3”. The Russian Agriculture Minister and the SAGO Governor and the accompanying delegation were apprised about the advanced technologies applied at the company’s farms and factories. In the visit, there was a talk about the recent advances in agriculture and food industry and they explored the possibilities of fruitful cooperation and technology transfer.
It is noteworthy that Almarai organizes daily tours at its facilities in Al-Kharj to show the visitors the cow farms and food manufacturing processes in its various plants. Last year, Almarai visitors exceeded 73,000 from various regions of the country. Almarai also continuously receives some official visitors of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia who are keen to place Almarai’s visit on their official visit itinerary.