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Belarus Ministry of agriculture and food supply delegation visited Sudan

May 2 — 4, 2017 the delegation of the Ministry of agriculture and food supply of Belarus headed by Minister Leonid Zayats visited the Republic of Sudan.

During the visit the Belarusian Minister met with the Prime Minister — First Vice-President, ministers of agriculture and forestry, cattle breeding, trade, oil and gas, the co-chairman of the Belarus-Sudan joint commission for cooperation.

The delegation visited a number of large agricultural enterprises engaged in plant growing and animal husbandry, as well as agriculture equipment companies.

Belarusian and Sudanese experts held negotiations together with the representatives of Belarusian enterprises and businessmen of Sudan.

The Parties discussed the cooperation in field of supplies of Belarusian agricultural products and food to Sudan, including poultry meat and beef, milk powder, butter and cheese.

Moreover, there was reached an agreement on the development of a joint venture for the production of meat and dairy, growing vegetables and seedlings in closed soil using Belarusian technologies, as well as supplies of agricultural machinery and grain storage in Sudan. The Parties also agreed on the terms of bilateral cooperation in veterinary medicine, training and retraining of personnel in sphere of agriculture.

As a result of the visit the Parties signed a plan of joint actions between the Ministry of agriculture and food of Belarus and the Ministry of agriculture and forestry of Sudan for 2017-2019 years.