Turkish Minister of Agriculture and Rural Works Mehdi Eker called for joint agricultural investments between Turkey and Iran.
Eker, who is visiting Iran to attend the Turkey-Iran Agriculture Steering Committee, met with his Iranian counterpart Sadeq Khalilian in Tehran Saturday to discuss ways to enhance bilateral relations in the area of agriculture.
Speaking during the meeting, Eker said the agriculture framework, and the herb and animal health agreements between the two countries could serve as a suitable legal basis for enhancement of bilateral relations in agriculture.
Eker emphasized the need for promotion of joint investments in the agriculture sector, in production, as well as, processing, packaging, and air conditioned transportation systems.
Minister Eker said that agricultural trade should be promoted and obstacles before it should be eliminated. He pointed out that the boosting of volume of agricultural trade was of utmost significance for the welfare of the peoples of the two countries.
AALast Mod: 15 Mayıs 2010, 18:08