ISLAMABAD (August 04 2007): Uganda expressed the desire to purchase latest agricultural equipment`s and livestock processing units from Pakistan to boost its agriculture sector. A-3 member high level Ugandan delegation led by its Minister of State for Animal Industry, Rawamirama K. Bright met Federal Minister for Food, Agriculture and Livestock, Sikandar Hayat Khan Bosan on Friday.
They discussed matters relating to promotion of agriculture and trade between both of the countries. They informed the Minister about his visit to Agriculture related equipment industries in Daska, Lahore and Faisalabad.
Bosan told the Ugandan Minister that the Government was focusing on developing the Agriculture sector for eradication of poverty from the country. He ensured the delegation that Pakistan would extend all possible help to Uganda for the purchase of agriculture and meat processing machinery from Pakistan to promote the agriculture sector in Uganda. Later the delegation visited National Agriculture Research Centre (NARC).
The meeting was also attended by Zia ul Rehman, Secretary (MINFAL), M. A. Tasnaeem, Chairman PARC, Muhammad Saleem Jhagra, Additional Secretary MINFAL and other senior officials of the Ministry.