SIAL Middle East 2017 attracts growing participation

ABU DHABI– The General Secretariat of the Khalifa International Date Palm Award and Agricultural Innovation is taking part in the 8th SIAL Middle East 2017 and the Abu Dhabi Date Palm Exhibition at the Abu Dhabi National Exhibition Centre, ADNEC on12th-14th December 2017.

Dr. Abdul Wahab Zayed, Secretary-General of the Award, stressed that their participation is part of the directives of Sheikh Nahyan bin Mubarak Al Nahyan, Minister of Tolerance and Chairman of the Board of Trustees of the Award, which aim to showcase the award’s achievements, while highlighting the role of the award’s patron, President His Highness Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan, and his support for the local date palm sector and agricultural innovation, to develop the industry and enable it to lead both regionally and internationally.

He added that the officials in charge of the award will present, in its special pavilion, the success achieved in organising three consecutive editions of the Egyptian Date Palm Festival and the Sudan’s first Date Palm Festival, as well as the award’s categories and candidacy process through its website.

Source: Emirates News Agency