Pakistan and South Korea set to develop technologies to boost agricultural production

AdobeStock 441036255Syed Fakhar Imam, minister for National Food Security & Research of Pakistan, has confirmed that Pakistan and South Korea would jointly develop locally customised technologies to help boost agricultural production

KOPIA Pakistan Centre and the Pakistan Agricultural Research Council (PARC) are all set to develop customised technologies and serve as a hub for sharing agricultural technologies and knowledge between the two countries, said Fakhar Imam.

As reported in Pakistan Today, Fakhar Imam updated the delegation about the livestock sector in Pakistan and the need for development of value-added animal products.

He expressed hope for further enhancing the volume and quality of trade-able agricultural products between the two countries, promising full support and cooperation by the government of Pakistan. Both delegations agreed to enlarge the cooperation in the field of machinery and vegetable seed production, stated the source.

Korean ambassador Suh Sangpyo said that he expected that Pakistan’s agriculture will go beyond domestic food self-sufficiency and donate to the global food problem.

Hur Taewoong, administrator at Rural Development Administration (RDA), explained that technological advancement is closely linked to a country’s economic development. He said RDA is keen to share Korea’s best practices with Pakistan.

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