Over 140 Million In Gulf Countries Face Food Crisis: IMF

IMF managing director said that 141 million people across the Arab world are exposed to food insecurity.

Over 140 Million In Gulf Countries Face Food Crisis: IMF

IMF Managing Director said that 48 countries are exposed to the global food crisis. (Representational)

Riyadh:

The managing director of the International Monetary Fund, Kristalina Georgieva, said on Monday that 48 countries are exposed to the global food crisis, and half of them are vulnerable.

Georgieva, speaking at a conference in Riyadh, also said that 141 million people across the Arab world are exposed to food insecurity. She said that the IMF will add its voice to fight food trade restrictions in order to ease the situation.

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