US Political and Economic chief calls on Gardezi

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Political and Economic Chief (designated at US Consulate Lahore) Ms. Kathleen Gibilisco met with Minister of Agriculture Punjab Syed Hussain Jahania Gardezi at Civil Secretariat and discussed matters of mutual interest. It was agreed to promote partnership in agriculture sector.

The Minister of Agriculture stated that the US assistance in R&D would yield positive results to increase agri productivity while its cooperation in the new cotton seed would sufficiently increase cotton production.

The Agriculture Minister pointed out that reforms and process of digitization is being introduced in the agriculture sector.

Steps are being taken at the government level to achieve better quality as well as higher production of crops, the Minister concluded.

On this occasion, the Ms. Kathleen Gibilisco said that America would carry out its assistance program to fulfil the requirements of Pakistan in agriculture commodities and implements.