Within the framework of the interest of the Ministry of Agriculture and Land Reclamation to increase Egyptian agricultural exports, open new markets and raise the quality of Egyptian products, the Central Laboratory for the Analysis of Pesticide Residues and Heavy Elements in Food received an official delegation from the Russian Federal Authority for Veterinary and Phytosanitary Control, as part of their visits to inspect some of the central laboratories and research institutes of the Center Agricultural research to find out the control procedures, examination and food safety that are exported to the countries of the Eurasian Union, especially fish. Dr. Hind Abdullah, director of the laboratory, said that the delegation includes experts and officials from veterinary medicine, animal production and animal health of the Eurasian Union, and this visit is an important step to review and audit the examination procedures for all examination steps Contaminants in fish, sampling methods and analysis, in accordance with international standards for risk analysis, laboratory quality, and other steps, from receiving samples to issuing certificates that ensure the completion of the export process steps with the best internationally recognized quality methods.
It is noteworthy that the Eurasian Union is an economic and political entity that includes a number of European and Asian countries such as Russia, Kazakhstan, Belarus and other countries.
Al-Qusayr had met with the Minister of Agriculture and Land Reclamation Mansour Bek Klichev, Ambassador of the Republic of Uzbekistan in Cairo, at the ministry’s headquarters in the New Administrative Capital to discuss ways of joint cooperation. The agricultural sector has received a lot of attention from the Egyptian state during the past few years, and you have noticed this through the increase in Egyptian agricultural exports abroad.
Al-Qusayr also expressed the keenness of the Egyptian Ministry of Agriculture to consolidate agricultural cooperation relations between the two countries in light of the two countries’ endeavor to enhance joint cooperation in all fields, including the agricultural field, especially with regard to seeds and the application of technologies to combat desertification. Al-Qusayr reviewed the outcome of his meeting with The Uzbek Minister of Agriculture, during his visit to Egypt last February, made recommendations related to the need for joint cooperation in a number of issues of concern to the two countries, such as achieving food security and increasing agricultural trade exchange between the two sides…
During the meeting, Al-Qaseer communicated virtually with his Uzbek counterpart, as he received an invitation from him to attend the Agricultural Forum on Food Security, which is scheduled to be held from September 7-8, stressing the importance of Egypt’s presence in this forum, and that this will be tantamount to the Egyptian side’s support for the Uzbek side.
The two ministers also discussed issues of joint cooperation, stressing the desire of both sides to develop agricultural relations.