Staff Reporter Islamabad
Pakistan and China on Tuesday signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) to facilitate the export of Pakistani onion to China. The MoU will ensure the safe entry of onions from Pakistan to China.
The signing ceremony of the Protocol for Inspection and Quarantine Requirements for export of onion from Pakistan to China between the General Administration of Customs China (GACC) of the People’s Republic of China and the Ministry of National Food Security and Research was signed by Federal Minister of National Food Security and Research Syed Fakhar Imam and China’s Ambassador to Pakistan Nong Rong at Ministry of National Food Security & Research (MNFSR), Islamabad.
Speaking on the occasion Imam highlighted that the agricultural sector is indispensable to the country’s economic growth, food security, employment generation and poverty alleviation, particularly for the rural population.
He said that the present government under Prime Minister Imran Khan has been giving high priority to the growth of the agriculture sector on a sustainable basis and is implementing the most appropriate policies to achieve the desired outcomes.