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Vice Minister Qu Dongyu meets BRICS counterparts and heads of delegations to the 7th Meeting of BRICS Ministers of Agriculture and Agrarian Development

DATE:2017-06-21       SOURCE:MOA Information Office
 
MOA Vice Minister Qu Dongyu met with Russian Deputy Minister of Agriculture Yevgeny Gromyko, Secretary of Indian Ministry of Agriculture and Farmers’ Welfare S. K. Patnaik, FAO Assistant Director-General and Regional Representative for Asia and the Pacific Kundhavi Kadiresan and IFAD Associate Vice-President Lakshmi Menon on the sidelines of the 7th Meeting of BRICS Ministers of Agriculture and Agrarian Development in Nanjing, China on the afternoon of 16 June 2017.

 

Vice Minister Qu Dongyu meets Russian Deputy Minister of Agriculture Yevgeny Gromyko at the 7th Meeting of BRICS Ministers of Agriculture and Agrarian Development in Nanjing, China on 16 June 2017.
 
Vice Minister Qu and Mr. Yevgeny exchanged views on promoting China-Russia agricultural trade and investment, and agreed to accelerate bilateral agricultural cooperation by addressing the concerns of both sides and eliminating restrictive factors as soon as possible.
 
In meeting with Mr. Patnaik, Vice Minister Qu suggested that China and India facilitate coordination and exchanges under the multilateral frameworks such as WTO and international agencies for food and agriculture. He encouraged closer ties between agricultural scientific institutes of both sides and steady growth of bilateral agricultural trade and investment.
 

Vice Minister Qu Dongyu meets Secretary of Indian Ministry of Agriculture and Farmers’ Welfare S. K. Patnaik at the 7th Meeting of BRICS Ministers of Agriculture and Agrarian Development in Nanjing, China on 16 June 2017.
 

Vice Minister Qu Dongyu meets FAO Assistant Director-General and Regional Representative for Asia and the Pacific Kundhavi Kadiresan at the 7th Meeting of BRICS Ministers of Agriculture and Agrarian Development in Nanjing, China on 16 June 2017.
 
In meeting with Ms. Kadiresan, Vice Minister Qu noted that FAO is welcome to play an active role in the agricultural affairs of BRICS countries. China is willing to work with FAO to push forward South-South Cooperation in areas of food security, food safety, agricultural information technology application, among others.
 
In meeting with Ms. Menon, Vice Minister Qu referred to a number of topics including small farmers’ development, Internet Plus strategy, and training of a new generation of skilled farmers in the age of agricultural transformation in China, and extended his appreciation to IFAD for its support to China’s agricultural development.
 

Vice Minister Qu Dongyu meets IFAD Associate Vice-President Lakshmi Menon at the 7th Meeting of BRICS Ministers of Agriculture and Agrarian Development in Nanjing, China on 16 June 2017.
 
All participants at the meeting congratulated China on successfully hosting the 7th Meeting of BRICS Ministers of Agriculture and Agrarian Development. They fully agreed with Vice Minister Qu and were willing to boost cooperative relations with China and achieve win-win results in safeguarding agricultural production and food security.
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