ISLAMABAD: Pakistan has started implementing an agreement to export 3000 metric tonnes of rice to Nigeria while 5000 metric tonne sugar will also be exported to Nigeria.
According to Ministry of Commerce, the government has issued tenders for exporting 3000 metric tonnes irri-6 rice. These exports will prove wholesome for next crop and incentive will be given to farmers to cultivate next crop of rice in a better way.
The government has also issued tenders for supply of 5000 metric tonnes of sugar to Nigeria. These tenders have been issued by TCP authorities.
The export of sugar to Nigeria will enable sugar mills owners to pay the price of sugarcane to the cultivators forthwith besides clearing their outstanding dues.