Chandigarh, Nov 20: President Prab Mukherjee and his visiting Israeli counterpart Reuven Rivlin iugurated the 12th edition of the Confederation of Indian Industry’s (CII) biennial agro-technology and business fair, Agro Tech 2016, here on Sunday.
Both Presidents went round a section of the fair, which showcases technological innovations which can be beneficial for the agriculture sector, at the Parade Ground here.
Israel is the partner country while 12 other countries are actively participating at the event this time. Ninety-two domestic participants and 47 foreign exhibitors are participating in the fair this year. Agrarian states Punjab and Harya are the host states for the four-day intertiol agricultural expo while Madhya Pradesh and Gujarat are the partner states.
Intertiol participation at the fair is from Cada, Germany, Britain, Chi, Denmark, Israel, Italy, Malaysia, South Africa, Spain, the Netherlands, Turkey and the US. (IANS)