Mango Research Institute Director Abdul Ghaffar Grewal

‘Bumper mango production expected this year’

Abdul Ghaffar Grewal, the Director of the Mango Research Institute, has said that a bumper production of mangoes like Sindhary, Chaunsa, and Samar Bahasht is expected this year. He stated that the Pakistan government has set a target to export 160,000 tons of mango and similarly, generation of 120 million dollars by export of the value-added products of the king of fruits.

Abdul Ghaffar added that the Ministry of National Food Security established a special committee comprised of officials from agriculture and some other departments to conduct regular meetings and immediately remove all sorts of obstacles in the way of mango exports.

As reported on nation.com.pk¸ the federal government has also promised to keep Iran and Afghanistan border open round the clock for mango exports.


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