Pak-US bilateral cooperation in field of agriculture to be strengthened

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ISLAMABAD, Jul 8 (APP):The Ambassador of the United States in Pakistan Paul Jones here Monday said that bilateral cooperation between Pakistan and US particularly in field of agriculture, agriculture value addition, technology and public private partnership would be further strengthened during the days to come.

The US Ambassador called on Minister for National Food Security and Research Sahibzada Muhammad Mehboob Sultan and discussed the different prospects of Prime Minister Imran Khan’s forthcoming visit to US.

The minister said that the incumbent government under the leadership of Prime Minister Imran Khan was making all efforts to strengthen the agriculture sector and had identified areas which would be developed on priority basis including agriculture mechanization to augment the yield of cotton, development of oilseed to decrease the import bill.