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Govt has released funds of 928 million rupees for Ramadan Bazars

Lahore: Officials sources explained that Punjab has released 928 million funds for the Ramadan packages all over the Punjab. This amount has been released straight in the accounts of Deputy Commissioners. However, local body’s chief executives are deprived of this fund. Member of provincial assemblies has the responsibility to go and visit Ramadan Bazar in their local constituency. Govt. of ...

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Timely cultivation bring bumper crop

Govt urged rice farmers to complete sowing of rice varieties before 20 to 30 June. By doing so they will be able to harvest bumper crop. A representative of Agriculture department said Basmati 370, Basmti 385, Basmati PAK, Basmati 2000 and Basmati 515 must be cultiaved before 20th June while farmers in Sahiwal, Okara and others in surroundings must cultivate ...

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Punjab Food Authority took 30,000Kg poisonous, impure honey into custody

In Lahore PFA raided and sealed factory producing impure honey. They also took 30,000 tons of finished honey which they produced using some ill-health chemicals, sugar and small quantity of farm honey. This honey never made by honey but people working in that factory which named their product as Khalis (pure) honey. DG PFA Noor-ul-Ameen Maingal told media that in ...

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Pakistani Rice approached Iraqi market after 5 years

Pakistani rice has made all the way till Iraq and the international markets. Chairman of Rice Exporters’ Association said we successfully has open a new horizon for Pakistani rice. Through Iraqi market Pakistan will be able to send 1.5 Tonnes of rice worth of Rs.10 bn. Association’s chair man Mahmood Molvi told meida that Iraq has stopped procuring rice from ...

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Pakistani Mango Exports will commence from 20th May, 2017

Pakistani mangoes will start reaching international markets from 20th May 2017. Pakistan Fruit & Vegetable Exporters Importers Merchants Association has set target of 100 thousand tons for mango during current season while in the last season same target been laid which was achieved successfully by 128 thousand tons jacking up foreign exchange by 68million dollars. In current season, climate change ...

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Wait is over as king of fruits Mango arrived in market

Mango is called to be king of all fruits which is now readily available in the market in different popular types. Pakistan recognized as one of the largest mango producing countries in the world. Pakistan crowned with more than 200 delicious mango verities, among those, 20 verities been cultivated for national as well as international trade. Sindhri, neelam, chonsa, langra, ...

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In Pakistan food is being wasted on large scale: Pakistan Economy Watch

Islamabad: Dr. Murtaza Mughal who is president of Pakistan Economy watch showed very serious concern over food safety in Pakistan. He said Pakistan is already among those countries who are wasting a huge quantity of food, therefore, in order to avoid this food waste and ensuring food security we must improve our storage facilities at every level. He also urged ...

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FAO expects 25.1m tonnes wheat crop in Pakistan

ISLAMABAD: The overall prospects for the 2017 wheat production are positive, with a current forecast of FAO pointing to an output of 25.1 million tonnes. This is slightly below last year’s bumper level but above the five-year average. The small decrease is the result of a contraction in planting in the rain-fed (barani) producing areas which accounts for only ten ...

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Prices of Eggs increased by Rs.11/dozen while chicken meat lowered by Rs.22/kg

Lahore: During last week in provincial capital rise in eggs price by Rs.11 /dozen and decrease in poultry meat by Rs.22/kg has been observed. With this trend eggs have been sold at Rs.90/ dozen while broiler chicken meat at Rs.190 per kg. Previously these prices were Rs.79 / dozen (eggs) and Rs.215 /kg (chicken meat).

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Govt. should proclaim dispensation for female farmers. NIsar Ahmed

Lahore: A delegation of five female farmers held a meeting with president of Kissan Board Mr. Nisar Ahmed at his office. Secretary General Arsalan Khakwani and Secretary information Kissan Board Haji Muhammad Ramzan also participated in the meeting. Ch. Nisar Ahmed grieved over stumpy wages being paid in various parts of the country to the female farmers while nonetheless they ...

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