ISLAMABAD - Federal Minister for Food and Agriculture Nazar Gondal has said that his ministry is negotiating with the Sudanese government for the provision of land and family visas to Pakistani farming families so that they are enabled to farm in Sudan. The minister was talking to Mohammad Omar Musa, the Sudanese ambassador to Pakistan during a meeting held here on Thursday. Our farmers are the most hardworking people on the globe. If they are provided with chunks of land and duly supported, they could prove to be extremely beneficial for both countries. The farmers will transfer their valuable farming experiences and help to promote best agricultural practices in Sudan, added Gondal. The ambassador said that Sudan would cordially welcome to have Pakistani farming families and will ensure to facilitate and support them in all the possible ways. We really desire to benefit from your rich experience in agriculture sector. We already have Egyptian and Palestinian farming communities in Sudan and would be more than happy to have skilled Pakistani farmers, said the ambassador. In response to the ambassadors request, the minister said that his ministry will ensure the representation of Pakistan in the FAOs Thirtieth Session of the Regional Conference for Near East to be held at the Friendship Hall in Khartourm, Sudan from 4 to 8 December 2010. Gondal said that the proposed plan to transfer Farming Families to Sudan will be included in the MoU, already under process, between Government of Sudan and Pakistan for Cooperation in the field of Agriculture.