Higher Education Minister, FAO discuss cooperation

Damascus, SANA – Higher Education Minister Mohammad Amer Mardini met Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) Representative to Syria Eriko Hibi and discussed with her cooperation in supporting scientific and technical programs and developing the capabilities at higher education establishments.

Mardini called for establishing joint projects to support research related to agriculture and enhance the infrastructure of the agriculture and veterinary faculties, in addition to calling for more cooperation with international organizations and friendly countries in the field of training and building capabilities.

For her part, Hibi said that FAO programs in Syria are working to support farmers and livestock raisers, in addition to working on a training program for veterinary students.

Hazem Sabbagh

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