Federal Minister for Food and Agriculture of Germany Christian Schmidt said that seed technology, genetic products and agricultural machinery are important in agriculture sector and added that Germany is trying to develop cooperation with Iran in these fields.
He made the remarks in a meeting with Minister of Agricultural Jihad Mahmoud Hojjati here on Sunday.
Schmidt said that unions and companies of the two countries may can joint meetings and exchange their experiences in a bid to prepare the ground for scientific investment.
He added that in different working meetings issues related to sustainable development of agriculture sector, seeds, food processing and security will be discussed.
Considering Orumiyeh Lake situation, Schmidt expressed hope that there would be more cooperation between the two countries in the field of preserving water resources.
A memorandum of understanding on cooperation in livestock sanitation and veterinary was signed in the presence of the two agriculture ministers of Iran and Germany.