Islamabad: The governments of Pakistan and the United States of America (USA) on Tuesday announced an agreement to cooperate with one another in an effort to further develop the agricultural sectors of the two nations – a news source reported. As per the publication, both states plan on holding talks regarding this matter in February of next year.
During a meeting of officials from both states, Food Security Minister Makhdoom Khusro Bakhtyar informed US Ambassador Paul W. Jones that Prime Minister Imran Khan had emphasised that agricultural cooperation between the two countries must be prioritised.
According to Bakhtyar, the government was looking forward to working on developing cold chain, value addition facilities in various horticulture products, dairy and meat. He added that joint ventures in these sectors would help improve agricultural cooperation between the two countries in a very short period of time.
He went on to say that the government of Pakistan was focused on mutual collaborations, by providing a helpful environment and enabling platform in the public sector.