Islamabad, February 25, 2020 (PPI-OT):Excellency, Mr. Yao Jing, Chinese Ambassador has met with Dr. Muhammad Azeem Khan, PARC at PARC HQs, Islamabad. Detailed discussion was carried out about the investment of agriculture sector in Pakistan under CPEC. His Excellency suggested for further materializing the understanding between Chinese Academy of Agriculture Sciences and PARC to work on the improvement of Rice, Wheat, Sugarcane, Cotton, Vegetable and Livestock using modern technologies.
Chinese Ambassador briefed about their Locust expert team arrival in Karachi and their visit to affected areas to assess the situation and needs of Pakistan. Chairman, PARC discussed the possible control measures for Locust for short term as well as long term. Keeping in view the environmental aspects of pesticides to knock down Locust. They also discussed capacity building at national level both for the scientists and technicians to improve the agriculture production and poverty elevation. In the meeting, Pak- China experts also exchanged the agricultural information and discussed the areas of mutual interest to accelerate the development of Agriculture sector in Pakistan
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Pakistan Agricultural Research Council (PARC)
G-5, Islamabad – Pakistan
Phone: +92-51-90733053, 90733058, 9255033