LAHORE – Pakistan and Argentina on Wednesday signed a Memorandum of Understanding on Cooperation in Sanitary and Phytosanitary points, in a swish ceremony performed in Buenos Aires.
The Argentine Minister of Agriculture, Livestock, and Fisheries, Mr Luis Eugenio Basterra and Pakistan’s Ambassador to Argentina, Dr Muhammad Khalid signed the MoU on behalf of their respective international locations. The MoU supplies a authorized and institutional framework between the 2 international locations for the promotion and facilitation of commerce in animals, vegetation, their merchandise, and by-products.
Talking on the event, Minister Basterra acknowledged that the MoU has particular significance as it could enhance South-South cooperation. He talked about that the Argentine Institute for Agricultural Know-how (INTA) and the Nationwide Meals Security and High quality Service (SENASA) would then be capable of work carefully with the Authorities of Pakistan on a dynamic and concrete technical cooperation agenda.
Dr Muhammad Khalid Ejaz acknowledged that the Authorities of Pakistan attaches nice significance to relations with Argentina. He underscored that large potential for collaboration existed between the 2 international locations. Dr Ejaz corroborated that the signing of the MOU would permit for better two-way commerce in agricultural commodities and alternate of experience and analysis in cattle farming, forestry, and agro-industrial improvements.
Mr. Basterra highlighted that the Argentine experience in Agriculture, cattle-rearing and meat-processing and livestock-related applied sciences may very well be utilised by Pakistan. He appreciated the broad and fascinating work agenda presently being pursued by the 2 sides. Moreover, he’s conscious of the continuing consultations and coordination between Argentina and Pakistan in strengthening cooperation and bringing folks collectively.
Ambassador Ejaz acknowledged the Authorities of Pakistan has been working to assist society’s most susceptible segments significantly girls by the Ehsaas program. He additionally briefed the Minister on Pakistan’s Ten Billion Tree Undertaking, which earned world acclaim.
Additionally, in attendance have been, Mr. Ariel Martinez (Undersecretary for Political Coordination) and Dr Carola Ramon-Berjano (Undersecretary for Multilateral and Bilateral Financial Negotiations, Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Commerce and Worship, Argentina).