Govt plans to import Argentinian low-cost grain storage technology

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05th Aug, 2021. 10:09 am

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan has immense agricultural capacity, which can allow the country to enhance its exports, a government official said.

Talking to Ambassador of Argentina in Pakistan Leopold Francisco Sahores, who called on him, Federal Minister for National Food Security and Research Syed Fakhar Imam expressed the hope that the Argentinian private companies would invest in Pakistan and bring value-added technologies to the agriculture of Pakistan.

“We will initially set up a trial of low-cost grain storage technology from Argentina and eventually its outreach will be multiplied,” he said, adding that the two countries should increase bilateral trade in agriculture.

Sahores said that the agricultural bilateral trade between the two countries has immense potential, adding that the exchange of agricultural technologies can enhance the productivity in Pakistan and; thus, should be a primary area of focus.

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