Turkey would help Djibouti on rural area development

Turkish Agriculture and Rural Affairs Minister Mehmet Mehdi Eker received Agriculture, Livestock and Sea Minister of Djibouti Abdoulkader Kamil Mohamed in Ankara.

Turkey would help Djibouti on rural area development
Turkish Agriculture and Rural Affairs Minister Mehmet Mehdi Eker received Agriculture, Livestock and Sea Minister of Djibouti Abdoulkader Kamil Mohamed in Ankara on Tuesday.

Speaking to reporters while receiving Mohamed, Eker said that a group of experts from the Turkish International Cooperation Agency (TIKA) and Turkish Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Affairs would help Djibouti prepare a rural area development and agriculture plan.

"Although my ministry and Djibouti do not have a cooperation agreement, there are opportunities present in agriculture, animal husbandry, irrigation and fishery," Eker said.

Mohamed said that Djibouti would like to sell small cattle to Turkey.

"We are thankful for the hospitality shown to us by Mr. Eker and the Turkish people in general," Mohamed also said.

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