Pakistan and China Make Collaboration for Development of Seed Sector - China government represented by Zhang Yanqiu, Director General Bureau of Seed Management, Ministry of Agriculture, Peoples Republic of China,has visited Pakistan Agricultural Research Council (PARC) Headquarters and discussed with Chairman PARC Dr. Nadeem Amjad ways and means for Pakistan-China collaboration in seed sector.

On this occasion Chairman PARC acknowledged the support of China in various projects of PARC, a statement issued by PARC here on Friday said.

He gave a detailed presentation about PARC including mission and vision to achieve sustainable food security and poverty alleviation through knowledge and agricultural innovation.

He briefed about Pakistan Agricultural Research Council (PARC) presence in the country, National Agricultural Research System of Pakistan, PARC disciplines of in-house research namely Plant Sciences, Agricultural Engineering, Natural Resources, Animal Husbandary,  and Social Sciences.

He said that the Pakistan Agricultural Scenario and PARC major achievements.

In the meeting Pakistan-China experts have exchanged the information and discussed the areas of mutual interest to accelerate the development of seed sector in Pakistan.

The Chinese delegation appreciated PARC's role of collaboration with international partners for the development of agriculture sector in Pakistan.

They were of the view that this meeting would definitely prove fruitful to further strengthen existing collaboration between the both countries.

Other members who visited PARC from China government including Liao Cuimeng, President, Yuan Longpin Hi-Tech Agriculture Co. Ltd., China, Geng Yueming, General Manager, Hubei Provincial Seed Group Co. Ltd., Zhan Qin, Chairperson, Winall Hi-Tech Seed Co. Ltd., China, and Liu Xianhui, General Manager, Beidahuang Kenfeng Seed Co. Ltd., China.