Pakistan, South Korea set to develop technology to boost agricultural production
Syed Fakhar Imam, Minister of National Food Security and Research of Pakistan, confirmed that Pakistan and South Korea will jointly develop locally adapted technologies to help boost agricultural production
KOPIA Pakistan Center and the Pakistan Agricultural Research Council (PARC) are all set to develop customized technologies and serve as a hub for sharing agricultural technology and knowledge between the two countries, said Fakhar Imam.
As stated in Pakistan today, Imam of Fakhar informed the delegation of the livestock sector in Pakistan and the need to develop value added animal products.
He expressed the hope to further improve the volume and quality of marketable agricultural products between the two countries, pledging the full support and cooperation of the Pakistani government. The two delegations agreed to expand cooperation in the field of machinery and vegetable seed production, the source said.
Korean Ambassador Suh Sangpyo said he expects Pakistani agriculture to go beyond national food self-sufficiency and donate to the global food problem.
Hur Taewoong, Administrator at the Rural Development Administration (RDA), explained that technological progress is closely linked to the economic development of a country. He said the GDR is keen to share Korea’s best practices with Pakistan.