Pakistan-China collaboration strengthens agro-based industries

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OBSERVER REPORT 
ISLAMABAD

Active collaboration between Pakistan and China in agriculture will enhance productivity of the agro-based industries in the two countries, Gwadar Pro reported quoting Muhammad Mudassir Tipu, DG, China Desk, Ministry of Foreign Affairs. He was addressing here the PakChina agriculture promotion conference.

Pakistan’s immense agricultural potential can be effectively tapped by sharing best practices on seed quality, phytosanitary protocols, pesticides, research and transfer of agricultural technology, he added.

He congratulated CCPIT Sichuan Council for organizing a well-timed conference and hoped that the it would act as a platform to enhance agricultural cooperation between the two countries under the broader spirit of Belt and Road initiative (BRI).

There still exists a lot of untapped potential for agricultural cooperation between the two countries. On the occasion, Tipu proposed a few points to tap this potential.