Global Wheat Program Director, Hans Braun, recently visited the Minister of Agriculture, Irrigation and Livestock (MAIL) of Afghanistan, O. Ramin. Braun was accompanied by Afghanistan Country Coordinator for CIMMYT, Mahmood Osmanzai.
During the discussions the Minister welcomed Braun and expressed his pleasure at the work CIMMYT is doing in Afghanistan through its office in Kabul. He said he was very pleased to have Osmanzai as the Country Coordinator. Braun extended an invitation to the Minister to visit CIMMYT in Mexico in the near future and the Minister responded positively, saying he would combine it with a visit he was making to Europe.