GUWAHATI, May15: The Hung Yen Provincial Peoples’ Committee will be happy to work hand to hand for development in agricultural sector of Assam with appropriate technological support.
While welcoming the delegation team of the state headed by agriculture minister Atul Bora with 13 nos. of member of Assam Legislative Assembly and other departmental officials at the conference hall of the People’s Committee of the Province, deputy secretary of Provincial Party Committee, Nguyen Van Phong, stated the thousand year relationship between India and Vietnam and cultural similarity between the two countries.
Highlighting the agricultural scenario and model of agricultural extension, Phong stated that proper banking facilities and market oriented production policy of the government, Vietnamese farmers are able to increase their per capita income. The farmers of the Province are applying biotechnology in their field. Party committee stressed on cluster approaches for specific crop and it showed good result, Phong added.
During the discussion period, Bora said that he is fortunate enough to visit and study the agricultural sector of Vietnam. He offered his thanks to the St Secretary of provincial Party Committee Phong for his valuable suggestions who has the agricultural background. Briefing the agricultural background of Assam, Bora seeks technological support especially in agricultural processing and marketing in Assam.
Bora and the delegation team visited turmeric growing and processing zone at Khoai Chai district of the province. The team was accompanied by Indian Ambassador in Vietnam, P. Harish.
Earlier Bora with the team visited M/s Vineco Agriculture Investment Production and Development PLC at Vinh Phuc 100km away from Hanoi.