22 April 2019
Union Minister for Agriculture, Livestock and Irrigation Dr. Aung Thu met with the Livestock Breeding and Veterinary Department state/district/township level officials in Lashio of Shan State.
The meeting focused on food safety, import substitute and value added products production, increasing export and prevention of trans-border diseases.
The Union Minister also heard report on operations of the department and the laboratory. After the meeting, the Union Minister inspected the laboratory of the department. On the same day, the Union Minister visited a private corn dryer factory in Lwelam Village of Lashio Township. During the trip, the Union Minister met with the locals and businessmen and stressed the need to cooperate in producing feedstuff sufficiently in the region.