On Thursday, 30 July,2015; Federal Minister for National Food Security & Research , Skiandar Hayat khan Bosan presiding a meeting with four-member delegation of Belarus scientists along with Pakistan Agricultural Research Council(PARC) scientists at PARC, Islamabad. Belarus scientists have shown keen interest to establish agriculture industry in Pakistan to develop latest agriculture machinery with local adaptation. The focus of the cooperation could be on promotion of biotechnology, crop productivity, livestock and agriculture machinery. In his detailed presentation, Belarus delegate Academician Secretary, Department of Biological Sciences of National Academy of Sciences (NAS) Belarus, Mikhail Nikiforov said that Belarus has developed several crop technologies that could be utilized for the betterment of Pakistan agriculture sector. “We want them establish agriculture machinery units here and we will give them special inducements and land for the intend.” he added. On the occasion, Chairman Pakistan Agricultural Research Council (PARC), Dr. Iftikhar Ahmad expressed the hope Pakistan has an opportunity to enhance agriculture cooperation with Belarus and take advantage of latest technology that country has produced. It would bring about a positive impact on the agriculture sector of the country.
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