New Delhi: Haryana has offered all possible help to Afghanistan in the field of agriculture development.
   
This assurance was given by Haryana Chief Minister Bhupinder Singh Hooda to a delegation from Afghanistan which called on him in New Delhi on Wednesday.
   
The delegation included Deputy Minister (Policy) Farid Mamundzay, DG, HR Azizullah Qazikhail, Governor Helmand Mohammad Naem Baloch, Governor Saripul Abdul Jabar Haqbeen, Chief Technical Advisor Christopher Carter and Capacity Development Specialist Sofia Dahiya, from the Government of
Afghanistan.
   
The delegation had earlier visited the Charan Singh Haryana Agriculture University, Hisar. Leader of the delegation Farid Mamundzay said Haryana is an advanced state in agriculture and Afghanistan would like to benefit from the experience of Haryana.
   
Hooda said Haryana is the second largest contributor of foodgrains to the central pool. In wheat productivity, Haryana is number one in the country and it is ahead of many other states even in rice production. The state has 70 percent share in the export of basmati rice from India.
   
The delegation members said they will come up with concrete proposals for mutual cooperation.

(Agencies)

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