Tag: National Food Security

Dairy products’ revenue falls to $1.04 million in three years

PAR Mar 17, 2017 0

The revenue earned through export of dairy products has fallen from $28.37 million to $1.04 million in last three years of the present government whil...

Bogus claims: Ministry withholds imbursement to fertilizer companies until audit

PAR Mar 10, 2017 0

The Ministry of National Food Security and Research has reportedly withheld imbursement to fertilizer companies against supply of fertilizer until aud...

Pakistan sends its first vegetable shipment to Dubai via sea

PAR Feb 21, 2017 0

KARACHI: Pakistan shipped on Monday its first-ever vegetable consignment to Dubai via sea, an experiment which will considerably increase exports beca...

UAE lifts ban on poultry products’ import

PAR Feb 15, 2017 0

The Ministry of Commerce (MoC), Tuesday, announced that the United Arab Emirates (UAE) had lifted ban on import of poultry and poultry products from P...

Wheat supply to Afghanistan: ECC approves payment of $1.75 million to PASSCO

PAR Jan 30, 2017 0

The Economic Co-ordination Committee of the Cabinet has approved payment of $1.75 million to PASSCO against supply of wheat to Afghanistan subject to...

KP, Sindh refuse to contribute to fertilizer subsidy scheme

PAR Jan 26, 2017 0

Provincial governments of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa and Sindh have refused to contribute to the continuation of fertilizer subsidy for the remaining six mont...

Fisheries products worth $367 million exported in 2015-16

PAR Jan 24, 2017 0

Pakistan exported 130,358 metric tons of fisheries products worth $367 million during the financial year 2015-16, it is learnt. According to official...

Urea export allowed by ECC

PAR Jan 24, 2017 0

The Economic Coordination Committee (ECC) of the Cabinet has allowed the export of 0.3 million tons of urea and decided to continue a Rs 200 subsidy o...

Wheat sowing target not achieved because of drought, high input costs

PAR Jan 21, 2017 0

The country has missed wheat sowing target by 1.7 percent due to drought conditions and high input costs. According to an official document available...

Olive cultivation project: Inclusion of NARC employees' names in FIR criticised

PAR Jan 19, 2017 0

ISLAMABAD: The members of a parliamentary body on Wednesday expressed severe displeasure over the nomination of innocent employees of NARC in a case r...

Water reservoirs face 80 percent shortage, Senate body told

PAR Jan 12, 2017 0

Three major water storage reservoirs of the country, including Tarbela and Mangla Dams and Chashma Barrage, are currently facing 80 per cent water sho...

Minister sets aside SAB recommendations on sugar export quantity

PAR Jan 4, 2017 0

Commerce Minister, Engineer Khurram Dastgir Khan is said to have set aside the recommendations of Sugar Advisory Board (SAB) on sugar export quantity...

Current weather system to have positive impact on crops

PAR Jan 4, 2017 0

The recent dry spell followed by rains forecast from Tuesday (yesterday) onwards will have some positive impact on all major Rabi crops, including whe...

Government extends a helping hand to Brexit-hit horticultural exporters

PAR Jan 4, 2017 0

Realising the losses suffered by exporters after the Brexit, the federal government has assured horticultural exporters to help overcome losses. Feder...

Textile package to be announced only after thorough consultations: Bosan

PAR Jan 3, 2017 0

Federal Minister for National Food Security and Research Sikandar Hayat Bosan on Monday said that decision regarding the announcement of textile packa...