Agriculture Minister meets Hungarian counterpart

Economy | Agriculture
2020-01-27 14:14:08

Ulaanbaatar /MONTSAME/ Minister of Food, Agriculture and Light Industry Ch.Ulaan held a business meeting with Minister of Agriculture of Hungary István Nagy.

At the meeting, the Hungarian side welcomed the news that agreements and other documents concerning the Biocombinat state-owned factory renovation project to be jointly implemented by the governments of Mongolia and Hungary have been finalized and that renovations are set to begin this spring.

Mr. István Nagy voiced his immense pleasure at hearing that the project which has been underway for 11 years will finally begin, saying the Hungarian Ministry of Agriculture is ready to collaborate.  

The sides agreed to jointly organize short-, mid-, and long-term capacity development training to upskill those who will be working at the renovated factory and train new workers while renovations are underway.

Also, the Hungarian minister stated that the sides can partner on the development of next project proposals as the Biocombinat renovation project has been dealt with.

He showed an interested in partnering to introduce Hungary’s world-leading water management and irrigation technology and know-how to Mongolia, construct engineered wells in pastures, and develop irrigation systems and said it is also feasible to cooperate on the development of mechanical storage systems for food and agricultural products.