Friday, 06 May 2011 14:06
Joint Media Release
The Minister of Agriculture of Sri Lanka, Mahinda Yapa Abeywardane, and the Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development of the State of Israel Orit Noked, who is currently on a bilateral visit to Sri Lanka, explored new vistas of mutual cooperation between Sri Lanka and Israel . They agreed that the field of agriculture carries a great potential for joint cooperation in the future.
Both Ministers highlighted the fields of dairy production, nurseries, post harvest technologies, water management and potato cultivation for potential mutual collaboration.
The Ministers further agreed that cooperation in the agricultural sector, implemented through close partnerships between the Governments as well as business entities would add further impetus to the burgeoning relations between the two countries.
5th May 2011