Bishkek, Feb. 24 / Kabar /. The delegation of the Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Land Reclamation of the Kyrgyz Republic, headed by Minister Nurbek Murashev visited Teheran from 19 to 23 February.
The press service of the Ministry reports that, the purpose of the visit was to discuss the prospects of bilateral cooperation in agriculture, private sector support to expand and diversify exports.
This trip is a continuation of the visit of the Iranian President Hassan Rouhani to Kyrgyzstan in December last year, when the agreement was reached to strengthen relations between the two countries in the field of agriculture.
Minister Nurbek Murashev met with Minister of Agricultural Jihad, Mr. Mahmoud Hodzhati. During the meeting, the current Kyrgyz-Iranian relations in the sphere of agriculture, the possibilities of expanding and deepening cooperation were discussed. In addition, the sides discussed the potential of Iran's consumer market to supply Kyrgyz processed products of meat, fruit and vegetables and the possibility of creating and maintaining agribusiness in the two countries, as well as to attract Iranian investments in the agricultural sector of Kyrgyzstan.
In addition, the Kyrgyz delegation met with the relevant Iranian businessmen to establish business contacts, visits to private facilities directly processing industry and research organizations.
The delegation included representatives of the business environment in areas such as the cultivation and export of beans, livestock.