FILE- Rice agriculture in Egypt - Photo by Hussein Tallal
CAIRO - 23 May 2019: The cabinet's media center denied news about shortage of fertilizers in agricultural associations.
In a statement on Thursday, the center said it contacted the Agriculture and Land Reclamation Ministry which categorically refuted the news reports, describing them as mere rumors.
The fertilizers are available in the agricultural associations nationwide and fulfill the needs of the farmers, the ministry reiterated.
The ministry further asserted that it follows up closely the file of fertilizers' distribution nationwide.