On September 3 a delegation of inspectors from the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia arrived in Ukraine to assess the control system for the cultivation of live cattle and sheep with the aim of exporting to the market of KSA, the State Service of Ukraine on Food Safety and Consumer Protection informed.
Official diplomatic relations between Ukraine and the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia began in 1993 with the signing of the Agreement on the Establishment of Diplomatic Relations. After 3 years Ukraine opened its embassy in the city of Riyadh. In 2009 the Embassy of Saudi Arabia was opened in Kyiv, uatv.ua reported.
To promote investment cooperation between Ukraine and the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia in the field of agriculture, including animal husbandry and fisheries, and to ensure mutual exchange of information on the agro-industrial complex, the Government approved a respective Memorandum between the Cabinet of Ministers of Ukraine and the Government of the KSA, press service of the Ministry of Agrarian Policy reported.
On April 25, 2018 the head of the Ukrainian Stock Breeders Association Iryna Palamar took part in the expanded meeting of the Ukrainian-Saudi Business Council, operating under the Chamber of Commerce of Ukraine, organized by Image.ua together with the Embassy of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia in Ukraine, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Ukraine, the Chamber of Commerce in honor of the 25th anniversary of the establishment of diplomatic relations between these countries.
In the near future, representatives of the competent authority for the control of food and medicine products of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia (KSA) will visit Ukraine to open the KSA market for Ukrainian beef.In the near future, representatives of the competent authority for the control of food and medicine products of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia (KSA) will visit Ukraine to open the KSA market for Ukrainian beef.