Angolan ambassador to India, Manuel Bravo, Thursday in New Delhi , India, discussed with the host minister of Agriculture Sharad Pawar the bilateral cooperation, particularly in the areas of agriculture and rural development.
According to a statement from the Foreign Ministry, the Angolan ambassador highlighted theagricultural potential of the country as the result of its 35 million hectares of arable land and
expressed the Angolan Executive's availability to share knowledge and experiences with India.
The diplomat also stressed as priority the cooperation in the fields of the food industry, production of cereals and meat, scientific research, staff training, and agricultural and irrigation equipment.
The audience also approached the need to strengthen Indo-Angola cooperation relations in the area of agro-livestock, in order to contribute to the diversification of the economy.
The two interlocutors also discussed the likelihood of the Angolan minister of Agriculture and Rural Development to visit India to sign a Memorandum of Understanding between the two Ministries of Agriculture.