Chandigarh, April 3: A four member delegation led by the Ambassador of Kasai-Occidental Province of Democratic Republic of Congo, Mr. Alex Kande Mupompa today called on Punjab Governor and Administrator, Union Territory, Chandigarh, Mr. Shivraj V. Patil at Punjab Raj Bhavan and apprised him that they want to explore natural resources of their country and he said our solutions lies with India. He said that they want to expand partnership with India in the field of agriculture and he also requested to send team of farmers and experts to study our potential.In a meeting with Mr. Alex Kande Mupompa, the Punjab Governor said that there was a major scope to further expand economic & business cooperation in agriculture produce, sharing of educational tools & technologies, which can be of immense mutual benefit of people on both sides.Mr. Patil said that Chandigarh is a capital of Punjab and Haryana and both the States are doing well in agriculture. He said land is very fertile and people of this area are very enterprising and they would be happy to go to your country and would be proved helpful. He said that we would be able to send agriculture scientists and agriculture equipments to your country. He said if enough land would be given to them they would be happy to settle down there.
Mr. Patil further stressed that Punjab has achieved a major breakthrough in the agriculture sector and allied fields and state is emerging as a progressive and vibrant investment destination. He suggested for strengthening partnerships in agri-related ventures especially forests, dairy and food processing which has a major scope of collaboration.The Punjab Governor presented a set of religious books to the Ambassador.Prominent amongst others who were present in the meeting included, Mr. Francois Balumuene, Mr. MP Singh Principal Secretary to Governor Punjab, Mr. Deepak Vohra, Professor Sucha Singh Gill, Director General CRRID and Mr. Rachhpal Malhotra.