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07 June 2023, 12:31

Kenya shows interest in Belarus' agriculture, processing enterprises

MINSK, 7 June (BelTA) - Kenya is interested in the experience of Belarus in mechanization of agriculture and personnel training, Belarusian Deputy Prime Minister Leonid Zayats told the media after talks with the delegation from Kenya, BelTA has learned.

“The delegation from Kenya led by the minister of trade, industry and investment and the minister of agriculture and livestock development has come to Belarus to attend the international exhibition Belagro in the first place. I should note that my colleagues have heard a lot about our country's achievements in agriculture. During the talks it has became clear that our partners from Kenya are ready to build long and mutually beneficial relationship with us. They want us to help them equip the industry with machinery systems, to mechanize and provide our technology to agriculture. The delegation has also showed interest in training their people in our country and in setting up product processing and storage enterprises,” Leonid Zayats said.

According to him, Belarus will further develop relations with other African countries.

“If people have come to us from so far away, it means they are ready to cooperate. We have discussed today all the issues of interest to them and agreed on further working plans, so the first step has already been made. The delegation also came up with an interesting proposal. They are ready to send their governors to study the experience of Belarus in the agricultural sector. After that, it will be possible to cooperate in areas of interest to both our country and Kenya. We are looking forward to a visit of representatives of regions of their country to Belarus to further build trade and economic relations. Today the ministers on bot hsides are expected to sign a memorandum of cooperation,” the deputy prime minister said.

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