Iran, Germany sign veterinary document

Business Materials 10 April 2016 16:10 (UTC +04:00)

Tehran, Iran, April 10

By Mehdi Sepahvand - Trend:

Iran and Germany have signed a MoU in the field of veterinary medicine, Iranian Minister of Agriculture Mahmoud Hojjati said on the sidelines of a meeting with his German counterpart in Tehran.

He also hoped that the two countries would resume cooperation in the field of veterinary drugs, Tasnim news agency reported April 10.

Herbal plants are also one of the interesting fields where Iran seeks cooperation with Germany in packaging and exporting them, the Iranian official noted.

He also said Iran is interested in transferring agricultural technology from Germany to Iran.

German Minister of Agriculture Christian Schmidt for his part hoped that Iran and Germany can find a way to fight aflatoxin in pistachio. Iran is the world's biggest producer of pistachio. Europe, one of the country's main markets, has been concerned with pistachio aflatoxin.

The German minister also pointed out that Iran needs much help in agricultural technology, envisioning a great scope of cooperation.