Vice Minister Qu Dongyu met with Deputy Permanent Secretary of the Mauritian Ministry of Agro-Industry and Food Security Bojrazsingh Boyramboli in Port Louis, capital of Mauritius, on November 13, 2018. Two sides exchanged views on bilateral agricultural cooperation.
Vice Minister Qu spoke highly of the bilateral cooperation in agriculture between China and Mauritius. He suggested that the two sides strengthen pragmatic cooperation in the establishment of agricultural cooperation mechanisms, R&D of special sugar and exchanges and cooperation of agricultural technology under the framework of the China-Africa Cooperation Forum. Qu also invited the Mauritian delegation to the 3rd China International Tea Expo and the 17th China International Agricultural Trade Fair to be held in 2019 to display Mauritian quality agricultural products to China. Mr. Boyramboli responded actively and pledged to promote cooperation in sugar industry.
During his stay in Mauritius, Qu visited Mauritius’ sugar research institute upon invitation.