ISLAMABAD: Pakistan and China agreed to further enhance cooperation in the agriculture sector under the CPEC initiative, especially agriculture research, inputs production and machinery and adoption of new technology.
China’s ambassador to Pakistan Nong Rong and Federal Minister of National Food Security and Research Syed Fakhar Imam held a meeting here Wednesday and agreed on signing two MoUs for enhancing export of onion to China and to introduce revolutionary Chinese Juncao technology.
Fakhar said Pakistan and China should enhance their relationship in regard to agro-economy. The two dignitaries agreed to explore and enhance relationship in areas including production of agriculture inputs particularly pesticides, fertilizers, machinery and support services including agricultural education and research. Besides, agricultural infrastructure in the regions along the CPEC, crop farming, livestock breeding, forestry and food growing, and aquatic and fishery in the regions along the CPEC and strengthening production of horticultural products, the cooperation should be increased.
Minister further said both the countries should also increase support in development of comprehensive agricultural production capacity, construction of farmland water conservancy facility and agricultural products circulation facility and collaborate in forestry, horticulture, fisheries and livestock medicines and vaccines.
Federal Minister for National Food and Security Syed Fakhar Imam said the...
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