The Minister of Agriculture and Food Kiril Vatev discussed with the Ambassador of Japan to Bulgaria H.E. Hisashi Michigami the opportunities for strengthening business contacts between the two countries at a meeting at the Ministry of Agriculture and Food.
Minister Vatev said he would support the opportunities for deepening cooperation in the food industry by proposing the organization of business delegations from the sector. He added that there is great potential for intensifying trade relations in the field of food. .
H.E. Hisashi Michigami informed about the established contacts between the Japanese and Bulgarian universities that train students in the field of agriculture and food industry. He noted that it is important to encourage the exchange of researchers and students and to share knowledge and experience.
Minister Vatev presented key achievements of Bulgarian scientists in the field of agriculture and concluded that Bulgaria and Japan can develop strong cooperation in the field of education and science.