STAFF REPORT IBD: The Istituto Agronomico per lOltremare (IAO), Italian Ministry of Foreign Affairs, and the Pakistan Agricultural Research Council (PARC) have signed an MoU regarding implementation of project activities relating to the project “Technical Assistance and Support to Line Ministries in the Agricultural Sector with Emphasis on Olive Production”.
Italy is supporting the people of Pakistan through different projects of social welfare and particularly in the field of agriculture. The nature of the cooperation is based on encouraging regional stabilization of the three countries involved in the programme – Afghanistan, Pakistan and Nepal – and strengthening the development of the agricultural sector, in particular olive growing and production of olive oil in these countries.
At the same time, the MoU improve the standard of living of rural inhabitants and foster a dialogue between the Countries.
PARC Chairman Dr. Iftikhar Ahmad and DG IAO Italy Dr. Totino signed this MoU.
At the ceremony, senior scientists of PARC along with other dignitaries were also present at the occasion.