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Dairy And Meat Processing Zone For Sindh

31 May 2011

PAKISTAN - The government in Sindh province in Pakistan had put forward plans for a dairy village and meat-processing zone in Bhambhore.

The facility which is expected to cost Rs1.5 billion will target bot the local and export markets.

The village will initially be set up over 1,300 acres but over 1,200 more acres is expected to be reserved for expansion, according to a report in the Express Tribune.

The zone will be 58 kilometres from Karachi airport and 78 kilometres from Karachi port.

The report says the site will be divided into 100 five-acre plots each for dairy and meat production.

Milk-processing plants, chilling units, feed mills, a livestock and fodder market, slaughterhouses and a meat-processing zone will be built in the new village.

The dairy village and meat-processing zone will have their own drainage and waste disposal system with sewerage treatment on site. A 16-kilometre access road linking the facility with the National Highway will be built as part of the project, the Express Tribune report says.

The project is now to be included in the Annual Development Programme (ADP) and Officials of the Board of Investment (BoI) have been given the task to market for it in its imminent investors’ conference.

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