Palestinian minister of agriculture,, in caretaker government of Gaza, Mohamed Al-Agha said his ministry intends to have 1,000 dunums of almond saplings planted in northern Gaza Strip and will distribute them to farmers for free during the current month.
In a press release on Sunday, Agha added that thousands of dunums of these young trees will be also planted throughout Gaza agricultural lands in the coming days.
During a field trip to the targeted areas in Beit Lahiya district, the minister stated that this step would meet the population's needs of almonds.
He also pointed to another plan to revive the production of honey through distributing 100,000 flower saplings to the farmers in order to cultivate them in the areas that dried up because of Israel's practices and its destruction of agricultural lands.
In another context, Palestinian minister of housing and public works Yousuf Al-Mansi said there is a plan to establish a huge project instead of the government's compound in central Gaza city.
Mansi in a press statement posted on Resalah Net website said that the plan is already prepared and will be submitted to the cabinet.
He stated that the project will be composed of parks, landmarks, a shopping mall, and towers of offices and other structures, noting that some investors expressed their willingness to participate in the establishment of this project.