Agriculture cooperation discussed with Saudis

MUSCAT: Dr Fuad bin Jaafar al Sajwani, Minister of Agriculture and Fisheries, met on Thursday with Abdurrahman bin Abdul Mohsin al Fadhli, Minister of Environment, Water and Agriculture in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, and his accompanying delegation who visited the Sultanate.
During the meeting, the two sides discussed matters of common concern on the areas of cooperation between the Sultanate and the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia in the agricultural, livestock and fisheries sectors, ways of developing bilateral relations and joint cooperation in these sectors, as well as the cooperation between the two countries in the field of food security and ways of developing investment fields in the agricultural, livestock and fisheries sectors.
On the other hand, an official talks session was held between the two countries, in which they expressed the importance of holding such meetings between the Sultanate and the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia and their role in transferring expertise and knowledge, especially in relation to agriculture, livestock and fisheries, which are the basis of the discussions session, emphasising at the same time on more joint cooperation in the agricultural and livestock fields, ways to develop them in the future, open wider horizons to enhance cooperation between the two countries and exchange experiences and views.
The meeting was attended by the two under-secretaries of the Ministry of Agriculture and Fisheries, the Chairman of the Public Authority of Stores and Food Reserve and the Executive Chairman of the Omani Food Investment Holding Company, in addition to the ministry’s director’s general. — ONA