Punjab governor calls for cotton, mango exports enhancement to boost economy

MULTAN: Punjab governor Malik Rafiq Rajwana, urged farmers and growers on Wednesday to promote cotton and mango exports which would be a boost for...

Market Daily: KSE 100 gains 565.13 points

LAHORE: The Pakistan Stock Exchange (PSX) opened the session with a positive outlook as investors found this to be an opportunity to buy big...

Crop Technology Annual farmer Expo 2017 held in Lahore

LAHORE: The Crop Technology Annual farmer Expo 2017 was held in Lahore which was attended by a large of farmers. The event was hosted by...

Fruit, vegetable exports from Balochistan to generate $1bn: PFVA

ISLAMABAD: In an initiative to give better access to fruit and vegetables of Balochistan in international markets, All Pakistan Fruit and Vegetable Exporters, Importers...

Rice exports grew by 31.91pc during first quarter of FY 2017-18

ISLAMABAD: Rice exports from the country during first three months of current financial year grew by 31.91 percent compared to exports in same period...

Punjab govt ignored vital components of agriculture growth strategy

LAHORE: Despite placing agriculture sector development at the forefront of its development agenda, Punjab government could not give attention to basic components of Agriculture...

Water supply from Mangla Dam closed due to water scarcity

ISLAMABAD: The Indus River System Authority (IRSA) closed the water supply from Mangla Dam on Monday with immediate effect as Mangla power house indent reduced to...

Pakistan demands level playing field in agricultural trade at WTO

ISLAMABAD: Since Pakistan is an agricultural country, millions of poor farmers expect a fair deal from the global trading system. Commerce Federal Secretary Mohammad...

PMIC and Alfalah insurance to protect livelihoods of subsistence farmers

KARACHI: Pakistan Microfinance Investment Company (PMIC) and Alfalah Insurance Company have signed a MoU to collaborate towards the development of need-based innovative crop and...

Delay in cane crushing flayed: Khurram Sherzaman

KARACHI: Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf (PTI) MPA Khurram Sherzaman said on Tuesday that the delay in issuing a notification for support price of sugarcane and running...

Growers face huge losses due to low paddy rates

LARKANA: The growers of Sindh and Balochistan are ready to harvest fresh paddy crop but they are facing low rates being offered by the...

Pakistan earned $94.059m from mango exports

Islamabad: Mango exports earned Pakistan $94.059 million in foreign exchange during 2014-16, officials in the Commerce Division said on Tuesday. Quoting figures compiled by the...

FPCCI extends invitation to foreign investors for investment in Pakistan’s agriculture sector

Islamabad: President of the Federation of Pakistan Chambers of Commerce and Industry (FPCCI) Zubair Tufail on Tuesday said that Pakistan offers huge opportunities to...

Govt taking measures to boost agriculture-led exports: commerce minister

ISLAMABAD Federal Minister for Commerce and Textile Muhammad Pervaiz Malik on Wednesday said that Pakistan has huge potential in Agriculture trade and local farmers would...

Wheat and sugar exports surge by 100pc during July 2017

Islamabad: The exports of wheat and sugar from Pakistan during the first month of current financial year witnessed 100 percent increase as compared to corresponding...

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