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Chinese official identifies agriculture among several common

Press Trust of India  |  Ranchi 

A senior Chinese on Thursday said that and have several common things like agriculture.

Deputy Director General, and Rural Affairs of China, was speaking at the two-day Global Agriculture & Food Summit (GAFS) which got off here.

Agriculture cooperation is better for investment. and has several common things like agriculture. We welcome agriculture companies from and Jharkhand, Joguo said, adding work jointly to protect the interest of developing countries.

The Chinese said that GAFS is a beautiful platform and it is pleasure to be a partner country.

along with Tunisia, Mongolia, and are participating in the event as partner countries.

is the focus country of the meet.

Arvin De Leon, the of Mission, Embassy of the Philippines, said that agriculture is the backbone of food security.

This summit opens doors for collaboration between and Jharkhand, he said.

Goching Ganbold from the embassy of Mongolia, said India is the largest democracy while is the smallest democratic country.

He said the has done many works in the agriculture sector and that helped progress of the country.

He said there will be 6.2 per cent growth in agriculture in 2019 in

Ganbold said that clean vegetables are necessary, adding several investors are investing in agriculture in Jharkhand, which will increase the income of farmers.

Maya Kadosh, Charge D Affaires, Embassy of Israel, said that farmers of visited and farmers of both the countries exchanged agriculture knowledge.

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First Published: Thu, November 29 2018. 21:10 IST