The Minister of Agriculture discusses with the Syrian Prime Minister coordination on the issue of water security for the two countries in a way that preserves their rights in accordance with international laws / expanded
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The Syrian News Agency, SANA, reported that Prime Minister Hussein Arnous discussed today with the Iraqi Minister of Agriculture Muhammad Karim al-Khafaji and his accompanying delegation ways to activate and strengthen the forms of bilateral cooperation between the two brotherly countries and take the necessary practical steps for further joint coordination in the fields of agricultural and animal production and the establishment of companies A joint venture specialized in agricultural manufacturing and land transport, in addition to coordinating the issue of water security for the two countries in a manner that preserves their rights in accordance with international laws.
The talks also dealt with finding ways to exchange goods and commodities and facilitating their movement to secure the needs of the Syrian and Iraqi markets from various materials and cooperation in the field of scientific research to develop agriculture in the two countries and select suitable crops to confront climate changes and global warming in coordination and cooperation with ACSAD as well as activating mutual visits of specialists to advance cooperation. The two sides are moving forward at all levels.” The
Prime Minister affirmed the Syrian government’s readiness and desire to expand and develop areas of joint cooperation with brotherly Iraq in various fields, especially intra-trade, bartering goods, materials and strategic products, land transport, investment, and establishing joint companies in the field of agricultural production and marketing in both its parts. and livestock and exchange experiences in the fields of agricultural scientific research to reach self-sufficiency and achieve food security.
Arnous said: "The historical relations and commonalities between the Syrian and Iraqi peoples make it imperative that we work to invest them in achieving the common interest and work to translate the memorandum of understanding that was signed between the two ministries of agriculture in the two countries on the ground through concrete measures in the interest of both sides and the search for new horizons for cooperation." And to reach a kind of integration between the two economies.”
For his part, the Minister of Agriculture stressed the need to invest in what links the two countries for the benefit of the two brotherly peoples and to work to expand the horizons of cooperation and launch new steps with the aim of achieving food security in the two countries, noting that the understandings with the Syrian side will be translated on the ground through multiple tracks, including facilitating the entry of products The Syrian market needed by the Iraqi market.
The meeting was attended , according to "SANA" Minister of Agriculture and Agrarian Reform Mohammad Hassan Katana and Secretary General of the Presidency of the Council of Ministers Qais Khader General Director of the Arab Center for the Studies of Arid Zones and land - arid "ACSAD" Nasr al- Din slaves and the Chairman of the Committee on Agriculture and Water Resources in Parliament Mohammed Cardoh. "
The Minister Agriculture, Muhammad Karim Al-Khafaji, arrived yesterday, Thursday, to Syria, at an official invitation from the Syrian Minister of Agriculture and Agrarian Reform, Muhammad Hassan.
Al-Khafaji will discuss, according to a statement by the ministry, developing prospects for agricultural work, both plant and animal, between the two brotherly countries, in a manner that serves the advancement of the national economy.[/rtl]