Team felicitated for winning Kuwait Innovation Contest

MUSCAT: Dr Fuad bin Jaafar al Sajwani, Minister of Agriculture and Fisheries, on Tuesday honoured in his office the team that won the first place in the field of STEM in the Kuwait Innovation Competition for Girls 2018 through the project of ‘Combating Red Palm Weevil, with Safe Natural Extracts’, presented by the students Afnan bint Yaqub al Rawahiya, and Palestine bint Yaqub al Azriya, and Samira bint Salim al Selaimiyah, the supervisor of the project from Umm al Khair school in the Directorate General of Education in the Governorate of Al Dakhiliyah. The Minister of Agriculture and Fisheries praised the Omani youth’s ability to innovate and excel in all fields, noting that the ministry spares no effort to help the ambitious youth and provide all facilities and support for these projects that serve the agricultural sector in the Sultanate. — ONA