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Vice Minister Qu Dongyu Meets German Parliamentary State Secretary of Federal Ministry of Food and Agriculture Fuchtel
Date:2018-09-10    Source:MARA

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Vice Minister Qu Dongyu met with  visiting German Parliamentary State Secretary of Federal Ministry of Food and  Agriculture Hans-Joachim Fuchtel in Beijing on September 4th. The two sides  exchanged views on deepening bilateral agricultural  cooperation.

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Qu said that China is  willing to deepen cooperation with Germany in rural development, young  professional farmers exchanges and animal health issues, among others, in a bid  to achieve more pragmatic results in bilateral agricultural cooperation.  

 

In response to the  concerns of the German side, Qu introduced the preparations of the 2019  International Horticultural Exposition, saying that MARA will actively support  Germany to participate in the Exposition. The Chinese side is ready to take this  opportunity to deepen bilateral cooperation in all aspects of horticultural  industry.

 

Qu also invited  Fuchtel to participate in the China International Agricultural Trade Fair 2018  (CATF) to be held in Changsha in November and the concurrent High-Level Forum on  South-South Cooperation of the Global Agriculture.

 

Fuchtel fully agreed  with the Chinese side and thanked China for its support for Germany’s  participation in the 2019 International Horticultural Exposition. He also  expressed his willingness to work with China to push Germany-China agricultural  cooperation to a new level.