Denmark keen to help Pakistan in dairy, food sectors

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Zubair Qureshi

Islamabad

Danish Ambassador to Pakistan, Lis Rosenholm called on Syed Fakhar Imam, the Federal Minister for National Food Security and Research Syed Fakhar Imam and discussed further enhancing relations with Pakistan.

The minister welcomed the Danish envoy and said that Pakistan attaches great value to its ties with Denmark. The minister said that Denmark and Pakistan could have an ideal relationship, as Pakistan needed Foreign Directed investments and Denmark was looking for investment opportunities.

The ambassador suggested value addition in the dairy sector as Pakistan has a huge potential and productivity. She also recognized the issue of milk wastage and showed enthusiasm towards Denmark investing in cold storages in Pakistan.

The minister stressed upon the importance of technological advancements, genetic engineering and research in Pakistan to reach its full potential. The ambassador recognized the significance of research, especially in the agriculture sector.

Furthermore, the two dignitaries discussed student exchanges in universities and vocational training institutes. The student exchange programs are limited and it was decided that they needs to be expanded. Both dignitaries were certain that this would help strengthen the relationship between Denmark and Pakistan further.

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