ISLAMABAD - Pakistan and Argentina are interested in and working for inter-state business opportunities for each other as the former would import tea and export fruits to Argentina. Following the efforts, a group of Argentinean agriculture scientists would arrive soon and help the local experts in diverse areas. Federal Minister for Food & Agriculture, Nazar M. Gondal has said that Pakistan would import tea from Argentina and the required formalities in this regard will be processed soon. The minister was holding a detailed meeting with Rodolfo J. Marin Saravia, Ambassador of Argentina to Pakistan, here on Tuesday. Pakistan is interested to export fruits like mangoes, oranges, apples and dates to Argentina and the quarantine requirements as desired by the Argentinean government are finalised and approved by the cabinet. The agreement in this regard would be signed soon, which would pave the way for Pakistani fruits to get access to the Argentinean markets. We are seriously considering importing tea from Argentina to strengthen the bilateral trade between the two countries, said the minister. The minister said that Pakistan could benefit from the tea production experience and technical information of Argentina. He added that a delegation of the Argentinean agricultural scientists would visit Pakistan in the coming months to help and assist the local experts in the agriculture sector. The Argentinean ambassador said that his country is eager in the transfer of knowledge to Pakistan. He added that Argentina is already collaborating with the government of the Punjab in various fields. The government of the Punjab and a province of Argentina will sign an agreement to jointly work on sugar, said the ambassador.