Parliamentary committee approves bill to develop breeding of purebred Arabian horses
Arabian horses in Egypt – CC via Wikimedia
CAIRO – March 16, 2022: The Agriculture Committee of the Egyptian Parliament has approved a bill, presented by the government, to reorganize the station of Zahra for the breeding of purebred Arabian horses.
MP Hisham Al-Hosary said that “the current situation is not the best, and we tip our hats to the idea of developing the horse sector and establishing an international horse breeding station.”
He praised the Egyptian state for drafting the bill, calling for the bill to be discussed and finalized in future sessions.
Dr Mostafa El-Sayyad, Deputy Minister of Agriculture and Animal Production, said President Abdel Fattah El-Sisi led the establishment of the world’s largest horse breeding station in the capital administration.
Al-Sayyad called on the Agriculture Committee to approve the bill in order to start breeding horses and developing this area, and working on their export, noting that this area is very important and needs a legislation to be developed, explaining that purebred horses Arabian horses are not found in all countries, and that Egypt enjoys its existence.
The first article of the bill stipulates that the Al-Zahraa station for the breeding of purebred Arabian horses is a public economic authority with legal personality, based in the governorate of Cairo and affiliated to the Minister of Health. agriculture and land reclamation and has authority to establish other branches, herein referred to as the station.