Minister for National Food Security & Research Syed Fakhar Imam Tuesday said that Pakistan and South Korea would jointly develop locally customized technologies to help boost agricultural production.
The attendees included SAPM on Food Security Jamshed Iqbal Cheema, Administrator Rural Development Administration Hur Taewoong, Ambassador of the Republic of Korea Suh Sangpyo, and Director Korea Program on International Agriculture Pakistan Centre Dr. Cho Gyoungrae. “KOPIA Pakistan Centre and the Pakistan Agricultural Research Council will jointly develop locally customized technologies and serve as a hub for sharing agricultural technologies and knowledge between the two countries. Our collaboration will contribute to increasing farmers’ income and developing Pakistan’s agricultural industry,” said the minister. Fakhar apprised the delegation about the livestock sector in Pakistan and the need for the 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 and assured full support for further cooperation by the Government of Pakistan. He said RDA is willing to share Korea’s best practices with Pakistan.