MEC SUBSIDIZES SHEEP FOR QATARIS

The Ministry of Economy and Commerce (MEC) has announced its initiative to provide Qataris with subsidized sheep at a reasonable price for the upcoming Eid al-Adha. For the fifth successive year, the initiative seeks to create a balance in prices, which contributes to lower prices in the market.

A statement by MEC said that the subsidized sheep will be sold to Qataris starting next Saturday until the third day of Eid (September 3). It added that the prices for the sheep are QR1,100 for the sheep, saying that it has contracted with Widam Food Company to provide 1,2500 Arabian Sheep (Syrian sheep of 45kg or more) that will be sold to Qataris.

Source: Government of Qatar