|02 April, 2020

Oman says has enough food stocks, port operations running smoothly

The government has also been in touch with several traders to buy more stocks

Image used for illustrative purpose. Luxury homes in Oman.

Image used for illustrative purpose. Luxury homes in Oman.

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DUBAI- Oman's food stocks are sufficient and its port operations are running smoothly, a trade ministry official said on Thursday.

The government has also been in touch with several traders to buy more stocks and is providing storage space for free, the official was quoted as saying on state television.

The ministry is also coordinating with police to make sure the flow of commodities via trucks is normal, he said.

(Reporting By Alaa Swilam; Writing By Maha El Dahan; Editing by Jon Boyle) ((Maha.Dahan@thomsonreuters.com; + 9712 4082101; Reuters Messaging: maha.dahan.thomsonreuters.com@reuters.net))

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