Rome, The Sultanate took part in 34th session of

the regional conference of the Near East for the Food and Agriculture

Organization (FAO) of the United Nations (UN) of which deliberations

are being held at the FAO’s HQs in the Italian Capital, Rome during 7

till 11 May 2018.

The Sultanate’s delegation is being led by Dr. Ahmed bin Nasser

al-Bakri, Undersecretary of the Ministry of Agriculture and Fisheries for

Agriculture. Dr. al-Bakri met with Jose Graziano da Silva, FAO Director

General during which they exchanged viewpoints on the ongoing joint

projects, due to be held in the Sultanate.

Deliberations of the conference, which involves agriculture

ministers, senior officials, civil community institutions and private sector

from various countries, addressed regulatory matters relating to

policies at the regional and international levels that include adaptation

to the climate change in the semi-arid zones to achieve sustainable

agricultural development among other topics.

Source: Oman News Agency