Agriculture Minister, Hassan Al Lakkis, on Monday welcomed at his ministerial office Uruguay's Ambassador to Lebanon, Ricardo Nario, with talks reportedly touching on means of bolstering bilateral agricultural relations.

Discussions touched on means of enhancing the exchange of agricultural products and boosting trade relations between the two countries.

Minister Lakkis also met with the Ambassador of South Korea to Lebanon, Yong De Kuan, with talks reportedly touching on means of bolstering agricultural cooperation between the two countries, including potential rural developmental projects.

Later, Lakkis received in his office Pakistan's Ambassador to Lebanon, Najib Dourani, who congratulated him on his new post.

Trade and expertise exchange in the agricultural scientific and academic fields also featured high on their talks.

Source: NATIONAL NEWS AGENCY