Pakistan, Argentine discuss new avenues of cooperation in field of Science and Technology, Health and Agriculture sector

Islamabad, July 09, 2013 (PPI-OT): Ambassador of Argentine to Pakistan, Rodolfo J. Martin Saravia called on Federal Minister for Science and Technology, Zahid Hamid, here today.

They discussed new avenues of cooperation in the field of Science and Technology, Health and Agriculture sector.

Both sides agreed on the proposal that a joint workshop in the field of Biotechnology and Material Sciences will be held for future collaboration.

Ambassador of Argentina assured that his Government will fully support and facilitate the Pakistan Scientists in their participation in International Conference on expedition of Southern Antarctica.

Both sides agreed that Pak-Argentine joint workshop on Estuarine and Coastal studies will be held for further collaboration in the filed of Oceanography.

The Minister thanked the Ambassador of Argentine for the assistance in the field of Science and Technology, health and agricultural sectors in Pakistan .He said that government to government contact would be increased to strengthen relation between the two countries.

He said that the present democratic government is business friendly and will facilitate and protect the interest of foreign investors in Pakistan which would be fruitful for boosting up the economic activities and projection of soft image of the country. Federal Secretary for Science and Technology, Akhlaq Ahmad Tarar was also present in the meeting.

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