India assures Afghanistan of cooperation in agriculture

 Agriculture Minister Radha Mohan Singh on Thursday assured the Afghanistan Ambassador Shaida Moh Abdali of cooperation in the field of agriculture and allied sectors.

New Delhi: Agriculture Minister Radha Mohan Singh on Thursday assured the Afghanistan Ambassador Shaida Moh Abdali of cooperation in the field of agriculture and allied sectors.

Abdali today met Union Agriculture Minister Radha Mohan Singh and expressed thanks to Government of India for extending cooperation in the field of agriculture and allied sectors, an official statement said today.

Singh informed Abdali that India has taken keen interest in conducting training programmes to share its expertise in agricultural techniques, infrastructure for the benefit of Afghanistan.

Both the countries have agreed to explore possibilities in further strengthening bilateral cooperation, research work, infrastructure and technology, the statement added.

The Afghanistan ambassador also suggested that both the countries may jointly organise workshops and farmers of both sides may participate in them so as to find out scope for sharing knowledge and experience in technologies, cooperatives and packaging industries.

Abdali also expressed hope that National Agricultural University in Afghanistan would get necessary support in research work from India.

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