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  • Agro-food products: access to export markets

    The agro-food sector is the largest non-textile component of the national export basket, and has been the main driver of export diversification during the last 15 years — since 2001...

    The share of textiles has declined from 68pc to 60pc, whereas that of the food sector has increased from 10pc to 19pc...

  • International conference on agriculture, food & animal sciences gets under way

    HYDERABAD: A two-day inter­­­na­tional conference on agriculture, food and animal sciences began at the Sindh Agriculture University Tandojam on Tuesday...

    Around 300 delegates, including scholars, researchers and academics from leading universities of Pakistan and experts from the United States, Germany, China, Malaysia and other countries are participating in the conference...

  • ‘Sustainable food production, rational fertiliser use leads to food security’

    ISLAMABAD: Pakistan can achieve food security through sustainable food production, food experts at a lecture titled ‘Food Security and Need for Good Agricultural Practices in Crop Production’ said on Monday...

    “Food security is one of the bigger challenges facing the world today,” Charge d’ Affaires at the Embassy of the Netherlands Renate Pors said, adding that though the Netherlands was a small country, it focuses on achieving food...

  • Punjab Food Authority to take steps for provision of quality food items

    RAWALPINDI: Punjab Food Authority (PFA) will declare Rawalpindi as the model city for food safety and measures will be taken so people can get quality food items in the market...

    Talking to Dawn, PFA Chairman Umer Tanveer Butt said the provincial food authority was taking measures for provision of quality food to people including milk, meat and other edibles in the open market...

  • Mandatory food, non-food items inspection to be outsourced

    ISLAMABAD: The ministry of science and technology has decided to outsource inspection of the mandatory food and non-food items...

    Currently, quality and standard of over 160 items are mandated for inspection to the Pakistan Standards and Quality Control Authority (PSQCA), an attached department of the ministry...

  • Pakistan plans to boost export of halal products

    ISLAMABAD: Fruity sweets and packets of chicken soup that fall foul of halal laws are disappearing from shop counters as Pakistan looks to clean up its Islamic food credentials to boost exports to Gulf states...

    At the start of the year the government published a list of around 20 imported food products it said were not halal, or permitted under Islamic law...

  • UAE allows Pakistan to ship halal products via sea

    LAHORE: The United Arab Emirates (UAE) has allowed transportation of halal products from Pakistan via sea which would bring down freight cost by one third, Punjab Halal Development Agency (PHDA) Chairman Justice (retired) Khalil-ur-Reman Khan said on Tuesday...

    He was addressing foreign delegates and local businessmen in the 6th International Halal Conference held at the Lahore Chamber of Commerce and Industry (LCCI)...

  • Pakistan is producing state of the art defence products, says President Mamnoon

    ISLAMABAD: President Mamnoon Hussain said on Tuesday that Pakistan is producing state of the art defence products, which have also been exported to friendly countries, according to a report on Radio Pakistan...

    The president was also of the opinion that better marketing policies need to be developed in order to enhance export of Pakistani defence products to international clients, said the report...

  • Lahore can be made a safe venue for international cricket: Rajiv Shukla

    Senior official of the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) Rajiv Shukla has recommended that the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) work towards developing a safe venue at home instead of continuing to play its “home” series in UAE...

    Shukla, who is also Chairman of the Indian Premier League (IPL), said Pakistan would 'suffer' if it did not take steps to ensure proper security at home...

  • PSA gives go ahead to international squash events in Lahore, Karachi

    KARACHI: After the doors have been opened for foreign hockey and cricket team’s visit to Pakistan after nine long years recently, good fortunes have come squash’s way too as the Professional Squash Association (PSA) has also given a go ahead to the Pakistan Squash Federation (PSF) to play hosts to unlimited number of tournaments at Karachi, Lahore and Islamabad after meeting certain conditions, it emerged on Sunday...

    The embargo was...

  • Lahore to stage international squash next month

    LAHORE: FMC International Men’s Squash Championship will be staged at the Punjab Squash Complex here from Oct 12...

    It is expected some international players would compete since some of top 24 belonging from Egypt, Malaysia, England, France, Hong Kong, Germany and Ireland have confirmed their participation...

  • First international PNDS conference on non-communicable diseases begins in Lahore

    The first Pakistan Nutrition and Dietetic Society (PNDS) International Conference on Non-Communicable Diseases (NCDs) began in Lahore on Friday, with the theme 4x4: Four NCDs & four shared modified risk factors...

    The conference, organised and hosted by the PNDS in collaboration with The Nutrition Society United Kingdom and Ireland, is being attended by medical practitioners and experts from Pakistan as well as those representing...

  • Amnesty International says every person in Lahore at risk due to smog, urges 'urgent action'

    Amnesty International on Friday issued an "urgent action" warning for the hazardous smog that has been engulfing Lahore, saying every resident of the city is at risk due to the poor air quality...

    The unprecedented step is aimed at mobilising supporters around the world to campaign on behalf of Lahore's population to seek relief from the authorities, the NGO said in a press release...

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