Kazakhstan to expand cooperation with Mongolia

Business Materials 6 May 2019 12:41 (UTC +04:00)

Baku, Azerbaijan, May 6


Kazakhstan and Mongolia agreed on cooperation expansion in the spheres of veterinary, as well as food and nutrition security, Trend reports via the Ministry of Agriculture of Kazakhstan.

In May 2019 the visit of representatives of Kazakhstan’s veterinary service to Mongolia to discuss the necessary joint action to provide the veterinary and food and nutrition security is planned.

“Within the framework of the visit of the Kazakh specialists it is planned to monitor Mongolia’s epizootic situation on especially dangerous and transboundary diseases of animals, as well as the acquaintance with the network of laboratories and discussion on cooperation on diagnosing diseases of horses,” the report said.

Currently, there is a prohibition by Kazakhstan’s veterinary service on import of live animals and livestock products from Mongolia to Kazakhstan that didn’t undergo the thermal treatment due to an outbreak of foot-and-mouth disease, African swine fever, classical swine fever and porcine reproductive and respiratory syndrome virus.