Tehran (IP)- Iran and India have announced plans to establish a joint committee for agricultural cooperation between the two nations.

Iran PressIran news: The decision was made during a meeting between Iran's Deputy Minister of Agriculture, Mohammad Mehdi Borumandi, and Manoj Ahuja, Secretary of India's Department of Agriculture and Farmers Welfare.

The officials discussed the current state of bilateral cooperation in agriculture and highlighted the potential for collaboration in areas such as horticultural products, medicinal plants, pest control, agricultural technologies, and research institutions. Borumandi emphasized the importance of removing tariff barriers to facilitate the future expansion of relations.

Ahuja acknowledged the cultural and geographical similarities between the two countries and expressed India's willingness to strengthen agricultural ties with Iran. Additionally, Ahuja announced that India has lifted its temporary ban on Kiwi exports to Iran due to quarantine concerns.

The two sides agreed to form a joint committee for agricultural cooperation within the next three months.


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