The representatives of three competent departments of the Sultanate of Oman visited the Bryansk Oblast: the Ministry of Agriculture and Fisheries, the Ministry of Awqaf and Religious Affairs, the Ministry of District Municipalities and Water Resources.
The visit of the foreign delegation took place in the framework of acquaintance with the Russian system for safety provision of manufactured animal products. In accordance with the agreed program between the Rosselkhoznadzor and the competent authorities of Oman, the experts of the Sultanate visited poultry and beef establishments located in the Bryansk Oblast.
Also during the visit the experts visited the Rosselkhoznadzor subordinate Bryansk Interregional Veterinary Laboratory, where they got acquainted with the peculiarities of the work of the Rosselkhoznadzor Directorate for the Bryansk and Smolensk Regions and the State Veterinary Service of the Bryansk Region concerning safety control systems for the production of animal products, feeds and feed additives for animals.
During the round-table meeting the representatives of the Rosselkhoznadzor Teritorial Administration also stressed that the Bryansk Oblast remains free from avian influenza, foot and mouth disease and bovine spongiform encephalopathy.
In addition the Omani experts got familiarized with the activities of the Bryansk Interregional Veterinary Laboratory, its history, accreditation, methods and the scope of research conducted.
Then the representatives of the Ministry of Agriculture and Fisheries of the Sultanate of Oman visited a number of structural units of the institution, where they saw the laboratory's modern analytical equipment for conducting a wide range of studies, including veterinary drugs, pesticides, preservatives and mycotoxins in samples.
The laboratory personnel described the specific characteristics of their work and answered all the questions raised.
At the end of the visit Head of the delegation Dr. Julanda Ben Hamad Al-Malawi thanked the representatives of the Rosselkhoznadzor Territorial Administration for the warm and informative meeting and expressed confidence in further strengthening of cooperation.