Pakistan, Iran discuss promoting agriculture cooperation

Pakistan, Iran discuss promoting agriculture cooperation

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan and Iran have discussed a wide range of issues to promote agriculture cooperation between the two countries.

Adviser to the Prime Minister on Commerce and Investment, Abdul Razak Dawood held a meeting with Minister of Agriculture of Iran, Dr. Seyed Javad Sadati Nejad on the sidelines of the 9th session of Pakistan-Iran Joint Trade Committee (JTC) in Tehran, on Sunday.

The two sides discussed a wide range of issues to promote agricultural cooperation between Pakistan and Iran.

The Adviser apprised the Minister about Government of Pakistan’s renewed focus on promoting agricultural production, research and innovation.

It was also keen to promote trade with Iran in agricultural products, in line with Prime Minister Imran Khan’s vision to strengthen regional trade and connectivity.

The Adviser informed the Minister about recent policy measures by Pakistan to reduce barriers in bilateral agricultural trade and emphasized the importance of mutual reduction of tariff and non-tariff barriers.

Both sides called upon the need for strengthening regular exchanges and sharing of best practices between the two brotherly countries.

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