Pakistan utilising Chinese expertise to uplift agriculture sector: PM

ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Imran Khan said on Tuesday that Pakistan was taking advantage of the Chinese expertise in the field of agriculture.Chairing a meeting on...

‘Future of Pakistan’s economy linked to cotton’

MULTAN: A two-day Sino-Pak international conference on "Innovation in Cotton Breeding and Biotechnology" commenced at the Muhammad Nawaz Sharif University of Agriculture (MNSUA) on Monday.Delegates...

KP taking untraditional steps for development of agriculture

PESHAWAR: Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Agriculture, Livestock and Fisheries Minister Mohibullah Khan has said that the provincial government was taking untraditional steps for the promotion of agriculture...

Water shortage hampering cotton production, Senate body told

ISLAMABAD: Senate’s Standing Committee on National Food Security and Research was told on Friday that shortage of water has put a negative impact on...

Govt to introduce marketing platforms for farmers

ISLAMABAD: Planning Minister Makhdum Khusro Bakhtiar has said that the incumbent government was taking steps to reinvigorate the agriculture sector, as more than 65 per...

‘Agri sector must learn from experiences of China’

ISLAMABAD: Finance Minister Asad Umar has said that the productivity of Pakistan’s agriculture sector would enhance of it learns from the experiences of China.Addressing the...

PM briefed on country’s dwindling agriculture sector

ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Imran Khan on Tuesday chaired a meeting on agriculture at Prime Minister’s Office, where has was informed that the country’s agriculture has...

Govt to start contamination free cotton campaign

ISLAMABAD: The government has decided to start a contamination free cotton campaign in order to improve the standard of cotton. Advisor to Prime Minister on...

Cement export registers 18.9pc growth in Sept

Cement export has posted 18.9 per cent growth in the month of September, according to official reports.Over 0.715 million tonnes of cement was exported...

Nestlé, UVAS collaborate to facilitate agri sector

LAHORE: Nestlé Pakistan in collaboration with the University of Veterinary and Animal Sciences (UVAS) has inaugurated its latest Agricultural Water Efficiency Project at the UVAS Ravi...

IRSA projects 38pc water shortage in coming Rabi season

ISLAMABAD: Food security crisis owing to water shortage in the upcoming Rabi sowing season is expected, as the Indus River System Authority’s (IRSA) advisory committee...

KP govt introduces reforms to uplift agri sector

PESHAWAR: The Khyber Pakhtunkhwa government has introduced goal-oriented reforms to facilitate and uplift the agriculture sector.Addressing the farmers at village Shahbaig in Mardan, Mardan Agriculture...

Govt starts LNG supply to two fertiliser companies for rabi season ahead

ISLAMABAD: The federal government has started the supply of LNG to two fertiliser companies on an experimental basis, sources said Friday.At the initial stage, the...

Drastic fall predicted in cotton production

KARACHI: The Cotton Crop Assessment Committee (CCAC) has revised cotton production estimates to 10.847 million bales of 170kg each for this season, down from...

Domestic cement despatches decline by 13.73pc in August

Slower growth was attributed to the hectic election activities that were going on in the country.

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