Rosselkhoznadzor / News
Federal Service for Veterinary and Phytosanitary Surveillance
FGBI ARRIAH Visited by Delegation of Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs of Republic of Korea
On August 7, 2018 the Rosselkhoznadzor subordinate FGBI
“Federal Centre for Animal Health” was visited by the delegation of Ministry of
Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs of the Republic of Korea organized as part
of the implementation of the activity “Assistance to the Efforts of the Federal
Service for Veterinary and Phytosanitary Surveillance aimed at expanding the
access of Russian agro-industrial complex products to foreign markets” of the
priority project “Export of agro-industrial complex products”. Exchange of
information on African swine fever diagnosis and control was the basic aim of
the visit of the Korean delegation.
During the visit, the parties discussed the ASF epidemic
situation in the infected countries (EU, Russia, China). Such topic of the
discussion was associated with the increased risk of the infection introduction
into the Asian countries due to ASF outbreak in China on August 1, this year.
The Korean representatives learnt about the RF attempts on
ASF control in light of the experience of the ARRIAH and personnel of its ASF
Reference Laboratory in the implementation of the complex of preventive
measures aimed at the epidemic prevention and eradication.
In addition, the guests also learnt about basic activities
and structure of the veterinary services in the Russian Federation.
Members of the delegation expressed their interest in joint activities
in the area of animal health.
Aug 9, 2018