Chinese Vice Premier Hui Liangyu(R) shakes hands with Dutch Minister of Agriculture Gerda Verburg in Beijing, capital of China, Oct. 23, 2007. (Xinhua Photo/Pang Xinglei)
BEIJING, Oct. 23 (Xinhua) -- Chinese Vice Premier Hui Liangyu said on Tuesday that China is ready to learn agricultural development techniques from the Netherlands.
At a meeting with Dutch Minister of Agriculture Gerda
Verburg, Hui spoke highly of Sino-Dutch relations and bilateral agricultural
He said the Chinese government attaches great
importance to agricultural development, and it has always been committed to
raising farm output and efficiency at the lowest possible consumption of
Both sides agreed to further bilateral scientific and
technological cooperation in agriculture while giving full play to the bilateral
agricultural working group as an official cooperation channel between the two
Hui visited the Netherlands in April this year,
during which the two sides signed a joint declaration on agricultural
cooperation that aims to further strengthen bilateral cooperation in agriculture
and rural development.