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Cabinet approves agreement between India, Afghanistan on food safety

ANI | Updated: Apr 04, 2018 22:27 IST

New Delhi [India], Apr 4 (ANI): The Union Cabinet chaired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday approved the signing of a cooperation arrangement between Food Safety and Standards Authority of India (FSSAI), Ministry of Health and Family Welfare (MoHFW) and Afghanistan's Ministry of Agriculture and Irrigation and Livestock (MAIL) for cooperation in the field of food safety and related areas.

The areas of cooperation includes - Establishment of a mechanism of information exchange and communication, facilitating technical exchange on identified topics of interest especially about import procedures, quality control operations, sampling, testing, packaging and labeling, facilitating/organization of joint seminars, workshops, visits, lectures and training programme and other areas of interest to the participants within their responsibilities as they may mutually determine. (ANI)