Wasan, Chinese team discuss cooperation in agri sector

Issues of mutual interest and further strengthening of relations were discussed on the occasion


Our Correspondent December 08, 2021
In its budget proposals, the board suggested that the agriculture credit should be increased to $25 billion. PHOTO: AFP

KARACHI:

Sindh Chief Minister's Adviser on Agriculture Manzoor Wassan asserted that the future is all about the friendship between Pakistan and China.

Chinese Consul General Li Bi,jian, Deputy Consul Deng Haixiao and Deputy General China Machinery Engineering Corporation Manager Dai Bao met Sindh Chief Minister's Adviser on Agriculture Manzoor Hussain Wassan at Wassan House Karachi.

Issues of mutual interest and further strengthening of relations were discussed on the occasion.

"The friendship between China and Pakistan is higher than the mountains and deeper than the sea. China has made unprecedented progress in all walks of life," Wassan said. He added that the foundation of the Pak-China friendship was laid by PPP founder Shaheed Zulfiqar Ali Bhutto. "We want to get China's experience in the agricultural sector to strengthen our own economy." He added that Pakistan wanted to improve its agricultural economy through the exchange of machinery, equipment, the latest agricultural research. He said Chinese assistance in modernizing Sindh's agriculture will be welcomed.

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Wassan continued that Sindh was adopting modern methods of value addition in agricultural produce.

He said the province wanted to improve cold storage and transportation of agricultural produce as serving farmers was part of PPP's manifesto.

Wassan said that the adopting modern methods for efficient irrigation system was a priority of the Sindh government.

Published in The Express Tribune, December 8th, 2021.

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