Published On: Mon, Mar 9th, 2015

Meeting of Union Agriculture Minister with the Agriculture and Rural Development Minister of Poland in New Delhi

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s2015030962855New Delhi: Union Agriculture Minister Sh.Radha Mohan Singh said that India-Poland relation are deep rooted and have traditionally been close, friendly and characterized by goodwill and cooperation.

He said that India has become one of the most preferred investment destinations. He informed that India has achieved tremendous progress in Agriculture and Allied Sectors after Independence and has become a net exporter of agriculture commodities. Agriculture in India contributes substantially to GDP and about 2/3rd of the population still depends on agriculture for sustenance.

He said that a proposal for cooperation in the field of Agriculture & Allied Sector is under considerations which will be beneficial for both the countries. Sh. Singh made a mention of recent meeting between Dy.Prime Minister, Poland and MOS, Agriculture on the occasion of Vibrant Gujarat where India was apprised of agriculture and export policy of Poland.

On this occasion Sh. Singh said the visit of the Agriculture and Rural Development Minister of Poland H.E. Marek Sawicki, has provided an opportunity for further enhancing the bilateral relationship between the two countries.

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