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“Cooperation between FAO and Oman exemplary” – Director General

Oman Minister thanks FAO for efforts to boost agriculture productivity
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FAO Director-General José Graziano da Silva meeting with H.E. Fuad bin Jaáfar bin Mohammed Al-Sajwani, Minister for Agriculture and Fisheries of Oman at FAO headquarters.

19 June 2013, Rome – FAO Director-General José Graziano da Silva underlined his Organization’s “exemplary” partnership with Oman when he met here with Fuad bin Jaáfar bin Mohammed Al-Sajwani, Omani Minister for Agriculture and Fisheries.

The Omani Minister thanked FAO for its ongoing assistance in the preparation of the country’s Strategy for the Sustainable Agricultural Development and expressed his support for FAO’s efforts to boost agricultural productivity in Oman.

Graziano da Silva referred to the Regional Initiative on Water Scarcity in the Near East, calling the activity  important and timely. The Minister also expressed full support for FAO’s strategic objectives and Programme of Work and Budget.

Click here to listen to H.E. Fuad bin Jaáfar bin Mohammed Al-Sajwani.