Iranian, Afghanistan and Azerbaijan Republic agriculture ministers called for promoting bilateral ties in the agricultural sector. In separate meetings with Iran’s Agriculture Minister Sadeq Khalilian on the sidelines of the ongoing Sixth Ministerial Conference on Food Security and Agricultural Development, they called for sharing experience in the field with the Islamic Republic of Iran.
Attended by 26 countries, the event opened in October 3 and will continue until October 6.
Food security and agricultural development have become a priority area of work for OIC. The OIC and member countries have established a number of actions and programs to assist member countries in their efforts to alleviate hunger and foster agricultural development and food security.
The first ministerial conference was held in Ankara in 1981 and the fourth in Tehran in 199