Pakistan Horticulturist Chaudhry Ahmad Jawad:

‘Kinnow exports may hit around 400,000 tons in coming season’

Former Chairman of FPCCI Standing Committee on Horticulture Exports and renowned Horticulturist, Chaudhry Ahmad Jawad has expressed hope that kinnow exports may hit around 400,000 tons in the coming season as this year crop is in an appropriate condition and timely rains helped to increase the productivity of the produce.

Finally after the intervention of the Federal Government and Punjab Government, the revised kinnow rate is a good start for the  farmers and it also helps to increase kinnow exports in the coming season which will be commence from December 1, he said.

He said Pakistan Fruit Vegetable Exporters Association (PFVA) rejection on revised rate of kinnow was unjustified, though Deputy Commissioner Sargodha taken the decision of the revised rate unanimously after series of detailed meetings. In the final meeting; Exporters, representatives of PFVA, farmers and Parliamentarians were part of that when official rate was fixed.

Source: brecorder.com


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