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MARA, Its Pakistani Counterpart Ink Agreement on Prevention and Control of Plant Pests and Diseases

Source:MARA Date:2020-03-18

Under the witness of the heads of China and Pakistan, Minister Han Changfu and Ms. Naghmana Alamgir Hashmi, Ambassador of Pakistan to China, signed the MOU on strengthening cooperation in prevention and control of plant pests and diseases between the MARA and the Ministry of National Food Security and Research of Pakistan, in Beijing on March 17, 2020.

Under the MOU, China and Pakistan will jointly establish a center for sustainable management of crop pests and diseases in Pakistan. The mission of the center will focus on cooperation in plant protection, including monitoring and early warning, R&D, demonstration and extension, mutual recognition of standards, personnel training, and emergency response.

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