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Vice Minister Yu Xinrong meets Lao Minister of Agriculture and Forestry Lien Thikeo

DATE:2018-02-05       SOURCE:MOA Information Office
Vice Minister Yu Xinrong met with Dr. Lien Thikeo, Minister of Agriculture and Forestry of Laos, in Vientiane on 23 January 2018. The two sides exchanged views on deepening bilateral agricultural cooperation.
Vice Minister Yu made positive comments on China-Laos agricultural cooperation and noted that the two sides have made great achievements through cooperation in agricultural science and technology exchanges, crop demonstration and extension, personnel training, etc. At the request of the Lao side, Vice Minister Yu introduced the achievements of China’s 19th CPC National Congress, shared China’s experience in agricultural development, in particular, the country’s rural vitalization strategy and green agricultural development. The two sides agreed to strengthen cooperation in areas including standard-setting of green products, fine variety breeding and extension, agricultural trade and investment and capacity building.
Dr. Lien Thikeo fully agreed with Vice Minister Yu and welcomed Chinese investment in Laos’ agriculture, livestock and fisheries to enhance Lao agricultural productivity and competitiveness and meet the Chinese market demand for quality agricultural products. After the meeting, the two sides signed an MoU regarding cooperation on plant protection and standards of green agricultural products.
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