India to host meeting of WTO member countries on food security

India to host meeting of WTO member countries on food security

India will host a meeting of WTO member countries in February to muster support for food security and other issues.

This was stated by Commerce and Industry Minister Suresh Prabhu while speaking at an event organised by Apparel Export Promotion Council, AEPC in New Delhi yesterday.

He said the government is trying to call a meeting of almost 30 to 40 countries in Delhi to help multi-lateral process.

India has been keenly pushing agriculture issues at the World Trade Organisation. It has also been raising its voice against bringing new issues, especially those which are not directly linked to trade, on the negotiating table.

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