The Ministry of Foreign Affairs, in collaboration with the Embassy of Switzerland conducted a hybrid event on agricultural technologies-related innovation for sustainable agriculture. The event brought together, physically and virtually, nearly 100 science and technology-related stakeholders from Pakistan and Switzerland. It also featured an exhibition of start-ups related to agri-bio and agri-tech in Pakistan, showcasing a diverse range of products and services. MNFS&R, Syed Fakhar Imam, welcomed the interface between local innovation stakeholders and potential international partners. He emphasised upon the need for incorporating recent innovations such as precision agriculture to increase the productivity of the agricultural value chain. In this context, he also lauded the efforts of the local start-ups that are transforming the agricultural sector and affiliated industries in the country with the full support of the Government of Pakistan. The Director General (United Nations/Science Diplomacy) highlighted the role of technology in attaining the Sustainable Development Goals, including those related to food security and climate change.  He said that Pakistan and Switzerland’s friendly relations would be further strengthened through science diplomacy related engagements that can create scientific linkages and technological collaboration between the two countries. The Swiss Chargée d‘Affaires echoed similar sentiments and underscored the necessity of scientific cooperation to help tackle the multifaceted issues of climate change and food security. He also highlighted that sustainability is an important element for Swiss companies and one of their prioritized agenda for international partnerships. The event included technical talks, institutional offerings and a panel discussion focused on the agriculture and green technological related landscape in both countries, as well as potential areas of collaboration. The event was held under the Ministry of Foreign Affairs’ Science Diplomacy Initiative, one key objective of which is to provide local S&T stakeholders a platform to showcase their innovations for pursuing international partnerships.