Following the successful GtoG purchase from Bangladesh, the government has taken the initiative to bring fertiliser from five more nations via government-to-government (GtoG) agreements.
According to the agriculture ministry, the procedure of importing fertiliser from India is nearing completion.
According to Joint Secretary Dr. Hari Bahadur K C, the Ministry of Agriculture and Livestock Development addressed the letter to these four nations through the Ministry of Foreign Affairs after the Council of Ministers agreed in principle to purchase fertiliser on a GtoG basis.
He stated that the fertiliser had already been delivered from Bangladesh, and that all of the procedures for acquiring fertiliser from India had been completed, leaving only the two parties’ signatures on the purchase agreement.
He explained that all of these GtoG purchases were made to avoid a fertiliser shortage, and that a global tender for fertiliser imports will be announced soon.
Only 30% of the required fertiliser can be brought in through the G2G method, according to him.
Currently, five countries have been selected for this purpose. The fertiliser will be obtained from a country that offers it at a lesser cost and with a better deal.