Ambassador Haidari Meets Minister of Agriculture Harrison and Discusses Need for an Agricultural Cooperation Agreement
Colombo: - Ambassador M. Ashraf Haidari called on the Honorable P. Harrison, the Sri Lankan Minister of Agriculture, Rural Economic Affairs, Livestock Development, Irrigation and Fisheries & Aquatic Resources Development, on March 26, 2019.
They agreed to initiate the signing of a bilateral agreement, covering all aspects of agriculture and agribusiness, enabling both sides to exchange experience and expertise. Afghanistan would particularly benefit from Sri Lanka's technical know-how in irrigation, water management, as well as livestock and acquatic resources development.
Minister Harrison expressed sincere interest in joining the Executive Committee of the Afghanistan-Sri Lanka Parliamentary Friendship Association, which the Honorable Speaker Karu Jayasuriya and Ambassador Haidari inaugurated on March 21, 2019, as a mechanism to help further expand bilateral ties between Afghanistan and Sri Lanka.