Private sector starts urea production to fulfil demand

ISLAMABAD: The private sector on Wednesday started urea production at a concessional rate to fulfil this year’s demand. According to sources, Agritech Limited...

Cultivation of outdated wheat varieties causing 50pc yield gap, minister told

Fakhar Imam urges scientists to work on new seed varieties; calls for proper storage practices to avoid post-harvest losses

Wheat shortage in KP increases to two million tonnes

PESHAWAR: Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KP) Flour Mills Association Provincial Chairman Haji Iqbal on Tuesday said that KP currently faces a wheat shortfall of...

Food prices continue to surge in KP

PESHAWAR: After the rise in the prices of flour and sugar in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KP), prices of fruits, vegetables and other general...

Aleem urges Sindh govt to release subsidised wheat to millers

Senior minister says Punjab alone cannot bear burden of entire country

Centre, provinces making all-out efforts to ensure wheat, flour supply at affordable prices: minister

ISLAMABAD: Minister for National Food Security and Research Syed Fakhar Imam on Monday said that the federal government in collaboration with the...

No relief in sugar, flour prices despite govt’s tall claims

Sugar and flour are being sold at prices higher than those fixed by the govt

Sindh govt offers land, technical assistance to corporate sector for forest management

KARACHI: Sindh Government has invited corporate sector including multinationals to join its drive to grow and maintain urban forests in Karachi and...

Fertilizer spending stagnant – sales drop

June 2020 threw a massive surprise, holding up the fiscal year urea off-take that ended at a little over 6 million tons...

Food ministry approves four treatment plants to boost mango export to Iran

ISLAMABAD: Taking serious notice of the complaints filed by the All Pakistan Fruit and Vegetable Exporters, Importers and Merchants Association (PFVA), the...

Pakistan’s olive oil producers prepare to enter global market: report

The country's olive production is expected to reach 16,000 tonnes by 2027

KP aims to increase crops production through water management

PESHAWAR: The Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KP) Irrigation Department will implement a six-year project to help increase crops production through water management by up...
Imran Khan

PM directs to ensure uniform flour price across country

ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Imran Khan on Monday directed to ensure uniform prices of wheat and flour across the country. Presiding over a meeting about...

FFC announces half-yearly financial results in 200th BoD meeting

RAWALPINDI: In the 200th meeting of Board of Directors of Fauji Fertilizer Company Limited (FFC) held on July 27, 2020, the Board...

Urea offtake surges 81pc YoY in June

On a cumulative basis, however, urea offtake declined 7pc to 2.6m tonnes in the first half of 2020