Ambassador Highlights U.S.-Pakistan Agricultural Cooperation at Karachi Expo

Karachi, February 11, 2012
U.S. Ambassador speaks with exhibitors in the expo's USA Pavilion (Photo Credit: Department of State)

U.S. Ambassador Cameron Munter speaks with exhibitors within the expo’s USA Pavilion.

U.S. Ambassador Cameron P. Munter, Karachi Consul Basic William Martin, and the U.S. Embassy Agricultural Counselor Todd Drennan highlighted U.S.-Pakistan agricultural cooperation throughout a go to in the present day to the Daybreak Pakistan Agri-Expo.  The expo, a two-day nationwide agricultural exposition supported by the U.S. Division of Agriculture (USDA) and the US Company for Worldwide Improvement (USAID), showcases new agricultural farming applied sciences, merchandise, and improvement packages.  Ambassador Munter and Consul Basic Martin toured the USA Pavilion, the place they met with firms which are implementing USDA- and USAID-funded packages and are importing U.S. agricultural merchandise.  The USA Pavilion, underneath the theme of “Linking U.S. Agriculture to the World,” highlights U.S.-Pakistan institutional linkages and partnerships that are introducing new applied sciences, farm gear, and farming practices to the Pakistani agricultural sector.

Talking on the event, Ambassador Munter mentioned, “This occasion highlights the collaborative efforts in agriculture between our nations that spans greater than 5 many years and continues in the present day. The US is dedicated to the event of Pakistan’s agricultural sector and is working with authorities and personal sector authorities to enhance productiveness and meals safety, and to extend farmers’ incomes and stimulate general financial progress.”

The exposition, happening in Karachi on February 11 and 12 and in Lahore on February 17 and 18, brings collectively exhibitors and members from throughout Pakistan and the world from varied enterprise sectors concerned with agriculture manufacturing and distribution.

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