FAO Assistant DG calls on PM

The Assistant Director-General and Regional Representative for Asia and Pacific Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) of United Nations, Ms. Kundhavi Kadiresan called on the Honorable Prime Minister, Lyonchen Dr. Lotay Tshering. Ms. Kadiresan is in the country on a three-day official visit. During her visit, Ms. Kadiresan will launch the Collaborative Partnership on Forests . She will also make field visit to the Agriculture Research Development Centre  (ARDC) in Bajo.

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