Vice Minister of Agriculture and Rural Affairs Zhang Taolin met with Serhii Kamyshev, Ukrainian Ambassador to China, in Beijing on Nov. 3. They held in-depth discussions on advancing agricultural cooperation between China and Ukraine.
Vice Minister Zhang Taolin spoke highly of the achievements in agricultural cooperation between the two countries, noting that he looks forward to keeping the good momentum of bilateral ties under regular COVID-19 prevention and control, and fully tapping the potential for further cooperation. Vice Minister Zhang made three proposals: 1) Actively implement the consensus on agricultural investment and seek opportunities of bilateral cooperation along the whole industry chain integrating crop production and animal husbandry; 2) Step up cooperation in major programs and improve quality and efficiency of those programs; 3) Leverage the leading role of S&T in agricultural cooperation and push forward bilateral cooperation in soil protection and crop breeding.
Ambassador Kamyshev fully agreed with Vice Minister Zhang on his proposals, saying that Ukraine remains committed to working with China to strengthen cooperation in agricultural investment, trade and S&T, so as to further move Ukraine-China agricultural ties to a higher level.