Zhi Shuping visits Uzbekistan, Kyrgyzstan and Belarus



AQSIQ Minister Zhi Shuping visited Uzbekistan, Kyrgyzstan, and Belarus from July 4 to 13, 2017. During the visit in Uzbekistan, Zhi Shuping held discussions with the Uzbek Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Agriculture Mr. Zoyir Toirovich Mirzaev, Minister of Foreign Trade Mr. Ganiev Elyor Madjidovich, and the Director of the Agency for Standards, Metrology and Certification (UZstandart) Mr. Xaitov Aktam Axmadovich, and cooperation documents were signed. During the visit in Kyrgyzstan, the Prime Minister Sooronbay Jeenbekov received Zhi and his delegation. Zhi conducted discussions with the Kyrgyz Minister of Economy, Minister of Agriculture and the Administration on Veterinary and Plant Health respectively and signed cooperation documents. Together with Mr. Muhammetkaliy Abulgaziev, the First Deputy Prime Minister of Kyrgyzstan, Zhi visited and declared the commencement of the Asian Star Agriculture Cooperation Project. While in Belarus, the Deputy Prime Minister received Zhi and his delegation. Zhi also met and discussed issues of mutual interest with the Head of Belarus Committee for Standardization, Minister of Agriculture and Food, and signed jointly cooperation documents. The Chinese Ambassadors to Uzbekistan, Kyrgyzstan, and Belarus attended relevant meetings. Officials from Import and Export Food Safety Bureau, Department of International Cooperation of AQSIQ, and Beijing CIQ accompanied Zhi for the visit.