India offers sugar technology to Ethiopia

April 11th, 2011 - 7:52 pm ICT by ANI  

New Delhi, Apr 11(ANI): India has offered expertise and latest technology in sugar industry to Ethiopia.

The offer was made by Union Food Minister Prof. K.V. Thomas to Abay Tsehaye, Director General of Sugar Corporation of Ethiopia, in a meeting here today.

“National Sugar Institute will host students and technicians from Ethiopia to make them familiar with latest technology in sugar industry and will also send experts to provide training on the spot in Ethiopia,” Thomas said in a statement.

Thomas also said that India considered Ethiopia as an important partner in agriculture corporation.

Visiting Director General of Sugar Corporation of Ethiopia said that his country needs expertise in various field of agriculture including sugar processing.

“India can be an ideal partner to help in this venture,” Tsehaye said.

He also invited agricultural experts to Ethiopia and sought assistance in modernizing sugar industries in his country. (ANI)

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