Armenian Apricot Garden To Be Planted In India


Noyan Tapan
Aug 17, 2007

DELHI, AUGUST 17, NOYAN TAPAN. The Armenian ambassador to India Ashot
Kocharian on August 16 met with India’s state minister of agriculture
Kanti Lal Bhuria.

Issues related to the extension of cooperation in the sphere of
agriculture were duscussed at the meeting. Speaking about the results
of Bhuria’s visit to Armenia in July, A. Kocharian reasserted the
Armenian government’s willingness to plant an Armenian apricot garden
in India. Welcoming the initiative of the Armenian nside, the state
minister Bhuria said that this proposal will be put into practice by
all means after Armenian and Indian experts make a conclusion.

According to a press release submitted to NT by the RA MFA Press
and Information Department, the interlocutors also discussed the
perspective directions of cooperation: milk product processing, joint
scientific studies, exchange of plants and seedlings, and training
of experts.

The state minister Bhuria said that the Indian side will participate
in activities of the Organic Food international forum to be held in
Armenia in October.