INDIA - Indian agriculture minister, Radha Mohan Singh has met agriculture and rural development minister of Poland, Marek Sawicki in New Delhi recently.
Singh said that India-Poland relation are deep rooted and have traditionally been close, friendly and characterized by goodwill and cooperation and India has become one of the most preferred investment destinations.
“A proposal for cooperation in the field of agriculture & allied sector is under considerations which will be beneficial for both the countries," Singh stressed.
Singh also made a mention of recent meeting between deputy prime minister, Poland and MOS, agriculture on the occasion of Vibrant Gujarat where India was apprised of agriculture and export policy of Poland.
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 gross domestic product (GDP) and about 2/3rd of the population still depends on agriculture for sustenance, Singh adds.
Singh said the visit of the Sawicki has provided an opportunity for further enhancing the bilateral relationship between the two countries.