Islamabad: The Chinese delegation has visited Pakistan Agricultural Research Council (PARC) Headquarters and has discussed with the Chairman PARC Dr. Nadeem Amjad the collaboration of Pak-China in the seed sector.
The Chairman of PARC appreciated the support of China in various projects of PARC. He gave a detailed presentation about PARC, its mission and vision to achieve sustainable food security and poverty alleviation through knowledge and innovation.
PARC presence in the country was discussed which is the National Agricultural Research System of Pakistan in which research is done on Plant Sciences, Natural Resources, Animal Sciences, Agricultural Engineering and Social Sciences.
The Pakistan Agricultural Scenario and PARC major achievements were also discussed in detail.
The Pak-China experts also exchanged information and discussed the areas of mutual interest to accelerate the development of seed sector in Pakistan. The Chinese delegation appreciated PARC’s role for collaborating with international partners for the development of agriculture sector in Pakistan.
They delegation stated that this meeting would definitely prove fruitful to further strengthen existing collaboration between both the countries.
The Chinese delegation was headed by Zhang Yanqiu the Director General Bureau of Seed Management, Ministry of Agriculture, Peoples Republic of China.