Pakistan-Belarus agree for coop in Agriculture sector
ISLAMABAD: Second Joint Working Group Meeting of Pakistan-Belarus on cooperation in agriculture was held here on Friday. Federal Minister for National Food Security and Research (NFS&R), Sikandar Hayat Khan Bosan presided over the meeting held at Ministry of National Food Security and Research. Belarus delegation led by Brylo Ihar Vyacheslavovich, Dy. Minister for Food and Agriculture attended the meeting. Federal Secretary MNFS&R, Muhammad Abid Javed, Chairman PARC, Dr. Nadeem Amjad, Additional Secretary, Dr. M. Hashim Popalzai, senior officials of both countries and PARC senior scientists were present in the meeting. In the meeting various matters of mutual interest were discussed for cooperation which include trade and economic cooperation, joint ventures on agro-livestock production and processing, protocols for phytosanitary compliance in export of citrus (kinnow), mango, rice and potatoes.