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Canada, Tajikistan keen to import mangoes, rice from Pakistan

Canada and Tajikistan expressed their desire to increase volume of mangoes and rice import from Pakistan.
In separate meetings with Minister for National Food Security and Research Sahibzada Mehboob Sultan here, the Canadian High Commissioner to Pakistan Wendy Gilmour and ambassador of Tajikistan Jononov Sherali also agreed to coordinate concerted efforts for increasing the overall trade ties with Pakistan.
Canadian Ambassador said that Canada is eager to explore new areas of cooperation and she further said that we believe in scientific rigor and we support that any modification should not harm human beings or animals, Canada is always ready to share information.
Canada must consider and proceed forward to open its market for Pakistani mangoes and rice which are of exceptional quality; currently Canada is exporting these food products from Mexico and Brazil.
Canadian ambassador agreed to look into the proposed import from Pakistan.
Meanwhile Ambassador of Tajikistan Jononov Sherali said that Tajikistan must consider the import of Pakistani mangoes as Tajikistan is already importing dairy products, sugar and potato from Pakistan.