LAHORE: Ambassador of the Argentine in Pakistan Leopoldo Francisco Sahores called on Provincial Minister for Agriculture Syed Hussain Jahania Gardezi here on Wednesday and discussed the matters relating to mutual interest and bilateral cooperation in the field of agriculture.
Provincial Minister Hussain Jahania Gardezi said agriculture sector in Punjab have vast investment opportunities for Argentinian investors.
“Argentine’s Service Providers Companies can invest in Agriculture machinery in Punjab. Argentine could provide facilities to the farmers in Punjab by setting up agro-commodity storage companies. The Joint Business Council between the two countries is increasing its business-to-business interactions too which is a positive sign,” the minister said.
Gardezi said it is encouraging that agriculture reforms were yielding positive results in Punjab province. Provincial Minister said that increasing the agricultural production will strengthen the national economy as well.
For this purpose, he said, the government was providing maximum facilities to the local and foreign investors.
Leopoldo Francisco Sahores said that Argentine’s companies were keen to invest in the field of agriculture sector and food products in Pakistan. He assured that Argentine would continue to play its role to fulfill the nutritional needs of Pakistan through export of oil seed products, grains, seeds and oleagic fruits.