Deputy Ministers of Agriculture and Food Georgi Toshev and Tanya Georgieva had a meeting with representatives of the Organisation for Economic Co-Operation and Development in relation to their first technical mission in agriculture in Bulgaria, which was conducted in the city of Sofia.
Deputy Minister Toshev is the one responsible for the whole coordination activity of the Ministry and the inclusion of our country in the Organisation. He pointed out that, due to the high level priority of our membership in the Organisation for Economic Co-Operation and Development, presence of as many as possible representatives has been ensured, both from governmental units and from the private sector, NPOs, and farmers organisations.
Deputy Minister Tanya Georgieva emphasised that, achieving membership of our country in the Organisation for Economic Co-Operation and Development is a subject, upon which social and political agreement has been reached. She expressed confidence that, the members of the technical mission will gather all the necessary information for out Agricultural Sector.
During the mission, individual meetings are to happen with representatives of farmers organisations, as well as scientists from specialised universities.