Ambassador Haidari Meets Minister of Agriculture Harrison and Discusses Need for an Agricultural Cooperation Agreement

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.

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