To boost India’s agricultural and processed food products exports, The Agricultural and Processed Food Products Export Development Authority (APEDA) has organized a Virtual Buyer Seller Meet (BSM) in association with Indian Embassy in Bhutan.
The Virtual-BSM, presentations were made by Food Corporation of Bhutan Ltd (FCBL), Ministry of Agriculture & Forests, Bhutan and Trade Associations from India (Vegetables& fruits Exporters Association (VAFA), All India Food Processors Association(AIFPA), All India Meat & Livestock Exporters Association (AIMLEA), The Rice Exporters Association (TREA)) on exports of potential agri. products to Bhutan.
Further, it was joined by Ms. Ruchira Kamboj, Ambassador of India to Bhutan, Dr. M. Angamuthu, Chairman APEDA, Mr. Ugyen Penjor, Director General, Department of Agriculture & Marketing Cooperatives, Ministry of Agriculture & Forests, Ms. Ann Haokip, First Secretary (Pol & Com) EoI, Thimpu, Mr. Sonam Yonten, Bhutan Agriculture & Food Regulatory Authority (BAFRA), Mr. Naiten Wangchuk, CEO, FCBL and Senior Officials of APEDA and Embassy of India, Bhutan.
The meet brought together key stakeholders from the respective Governments and trade on a common platform for strengthening strategic cooperation between India and Bhutan in Agri. Food Sector.