The 2-day Mango Festival in Hyderabad would start from June 29 at the Expo Center. The Additional Commissioner Hyderabad Syed Sajjad Haider in this regard chaired a meeting to review arrangements at his office on Wednesday. Haider noted that the festival was only organized in Mirpurkhas every year even though Hyderabad was also a big market for mangoes as mangoes of Hyderabad are liked all around the world.
The Additional Deputy Commissioner Muhammad Yousuf Shaikh informed that the festival would start at 10 am on June 29 at the center. He added besides the farmers the Sindh Agriculture Department and Sindh Agriculture University would also set up stalls. Seminars will also be held at the Mango Festival in which farmers’ issues will be highlighted. The farmers’ representatives who attended the meeting advised the government to invite the diplomats of different countries at the festival to help enhance exports of mangoes.