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Online Signing Ceremony for establishment of Plant Protection Innovation Joint Laboratory at PARC in collaboration with YAAS
An online ceremony was held today to sign an MOU between Pakistan Agricultural Research Council (PARC) and Yunnan Academy of Agricultural Sciences (YAAS). MOU was signed by Mr. Moin ul Haque, Ambassador of Pakistan to China and Dr. Jihua Wang, President of YAAS.
Speaking on the occasion, Ambassador Moin ul Haque highlighted the importance attached by the Government of Pakistan and China for cooperation in the field of agriculture. He noted that the Joint Working Group on Agriculture under CPEC is working on Joint Action Plan and recently China-Pakistan Green Corridor was also launched to further streamline cooperation in the areas of food Security, new seed development, crops yield, corporate farming, irrigation etc. He expressed confidence that partnership between PARC and YAAS would contribute to strengthening China-Pakistan agriculture cooperation.
Dr. Jihua Wang welcomed the signing of MOU extending YAAS’s old association with PARC. Noting a wider range of research and development carried by Yunnan Academy in the Agriculture field speciation plant protection and pests control, he expressed happiness to share their experiences and expertise with Pakistan.
Under the MOU a Plant Protection Innovation Joint Sub-Laboratory will be set up in PARC through support of YASS.
17 June 2022