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13 August 2018
View news from Pakistan Meeting Called for Development of Dairy Sector
PAKISTAN - The University of Veterinary and Animal Sciences (UVAS) Lahore, in collaboration with the Punjab Livestock and Dairy Development Department, organised a consultative meeting for the development of the dairy sector of Pakistan....
06 August 2018
View news from Pakistan Feared Congo Virus Fumigation Drive Launched in Cattle Markets
PAKISTAN - The livestock department started a fumigation drive to prevent the expected spreading Congo virus from sacrificial animals coming for Eid-ul-Azha in cattle markets set up on Super Highway and other areas of Karachi....
19 April 2018
View news from Pakistan Dairy Farmers Urge Ban on Import of Dry Milk Powder
PAKISTAN - Dairy and livestock farmers have voiced concern over import and sale of dry milk in the country, stressing the government to ban import of dairy items and instead take serious steps to enhance milk and meat production in the country....
23 March 2018
View news from Pakistan Govt Urged to Formulate Livestock, Dairy Policy
PAKISTAN - The Islamabad Chamber of Commerce and Industry (ICCI) has urged the government to formulate a national livestock and dairy policy in consultation with the stakeholders in order to realise the true economic potential of the sector....
21 March 2018
View news from Pakistan Commissioner Told to Notify Dairy Product Prices Within 10 Days
PAKISTAN - Legal wrangling over the fixing of fresh milk’s price appeared to take a final turn on Tuesday when the Sindh High Court directed the city commissioner to notify dairy products’ prices within 10 days as retailers asked the court to set...
08 March 2018
View news from Pakistan Dairy Firm Plans Stock Listing
PAKISTAN - Lahore-based dairy company Al-Tahur Limited is planning a public share offer to fund an expansion in Karachi’s pure milk market, tapping into demand for food-related investments in the country....
19 February 2018
View news from Pakistan Dairy Farmers Say Commissioner’s Unavailability May Worsen Milk Crisis
PAKISTAN - The issue of milk prices in Karachi further deteriorating as Karachi Commissioner Ejaz Ahmed Khan is ignoring the cattle farmers for the last three weeks and not giving time to resolve this issue....
11 January 2018
View news from Pakistan CJP Takes Notice of Substandard Packed Milk in Sindh
PAKISTAN - Chief Justice of Pakistan Mian Saqib Nisar has taken notice of the sale of substandard packed milk all over Sindh....
10 January 2018
View news from Pakistan Dairy Farmers Seek Time to Implement SC Ban on Hormonal Injections
PAKISTAN - Upset by the recent Supreme Court ban on the sale and import of hormonal injections for use in livestock, associations of dairy farmers have appealed to the chief justice of Pakistan to give farmers at least five months to abandon this practice...
08 January 2018
View news from Pakistan SC Prohibits Dairy Farmers from Injecting Cows for Milk Production
PAKISTAN - Chief Justice of Pakistan (CJP) Saqib Nisar on Saturday prohibited dairy farmers from injecting hormones in cows and buffaloes to increase milk production, during a hearing of a case regarding tampered milk in Punjab....
06 December 2017
View news from Pakistan Pakistan PM for Exploiting Full Potential of Dairy Industry
PAKISTAN - Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi has directed that all necessary measures be adopted for exploiting the full potential of Pakistan’s dairy industry and has also directed formation of a committee to study a proposal for establishing a milk...
07 September 2017
View news from Pakistan Pakistan Exploring Markets for Export of Meat, Dairy Products
PAKISTAN - The government is exploring new markets for export of meat and dairy products with a focus on Global Halal Food Trade....
08 August 2017
View news from Pakistan Cattle Market Ruins Businesses, Uplifts Projects
PAKISTAN - The country's largest cattle market, set up in KDA Scheme 33, has made the lives of locals miserable, ruined the real estate business besides disrupting the upcoming residential projects....
23 June 2017
View news from Pakistan Sindh HC Orders Status Quo on Cattle Colony Fee Collection Auction
PAKISTAN - The Sindh High Court has ordered status quo on auction of three contracts for collection of fees from cattle points in the city’s Cattle Colony and Aansoo Goth areas....
14 June 2017
View news from Pakistan Milk Imports Destroying Local Dairy Sector, Says FPCCI
PAKISTAN - The Federation of Pakistan Chamber of Commerce and Industry (FPCCI) said increasing import of milk and whey powders are slowly destroying the local dairy sector while contributing to rural poverty and playing havoc with people’s health....
23 May 2017
View news from Pakistan Pakistan’s Dairy Exports Far Below Expectation
PAKISTAN - Pakistan ranks as the fourth-highest milk producing nation in the world as dairy farming is one of the biggest industries in Pakistan with an estimated 42 million tonnes of milk production per year, having an 11.30 per cent share in the gross...
02 May 2017
View news from Pakistan Govt Urged to Support Livestock Sector
PAKISTAN - Lahore Chamber of Commerce and Industry (LCCI) President Abdul Basit has urged the government to develop supportive policies for the livestock sector, which has the potential to lead the process of economic revival....
25 April 2017
View news from Pakistan FBR Looking to Milk More Taxes from Dairy Sector
PAKISTAN - For the third straight year, the government is planning to milk more taxes from the dairy sector and this time, the target product is tea whitener – a liquid or granular substance that is used as substitute for milk or cream as an additive...
16 March 2017
View news from Pakistan RCB Issues Final Notices for Shifting Cattle Pens
PAKISTAN - Rawalpindi Cantonment Board (RCB) has issued final notices to owners of cattle pens to shift them outside Cantt area....
14 March 2017
View news from Pakistan Dairy Retailers Enraged by Wholesalers, Police Crackdown
PAKISTAN - A milk crisis seems to be surfacing as a retailers' association has staged a protest and sit-in against the crackdown by the police on dairy milk retailers outside the Karachi Press Club on Saturday....
07 March 2017
View news from Pakistan Promising Developments Shaping Up in Pakistan's Livestock Sector
PAKISTAN - Some promising developments are taking place in the livestock sector raising optimism about this sector’s solid growth and its enhanced contribution to the overall economy....
01 March 2017
View news from Pakistan Engro Foods, PSDF Join Hands to Initiate Dairy Project
PAKISTAN - Engro Foods and Punjab Skills Development Fund (PSDF) signed `The Big Push Project' aiming to create an eco-system within the dairy sector where over 9000 farmers were trained in modern animal husbandry practices, with a focus on increasing...
28 February 2017
View news from Pakistan Council to Launch Rs635m Livestock Development Project in Sindh
PAKISTAN - The Pakistan Agriculture Research Council (PARC) is planning to launch a livestock development project worth Rs 635 million to promote the livestock sector in backward areas of Sindh province....
21 February 2017
View news from Pakistan Belarus Eager to Export Dairy Products to Pakistan
PAKISTAN - Belarusian Province Brest Oblast wants to export its dairy products to Pakistan in 2017 to promote mutual trade between the two countries....
17 February 2017
View news from Pakistan Focus on Livestock Sector Stressed
PAKISTAN - The University of Veterinary and Animal Sciences (UVAS) organised stakeholders’ meeting to identify priorities initiatives proposal for the next year ADP 2017-18 on Wednesday. ...
09 February 2017
View news from Pakistan Lahore Finally Gets ‘Pure Milk’
PAKISTAN - To check the quality if the milk on the spot, the Punjab Food Minister on Tuesday set up a joint check-post with the Punjab Food Authority (PFA)....
08 February 2017
View news from Pakistan Govt Cracks Down on Adulterated Milk
PAKISTAN - Provincial Minister for Food Bilal Yasin has warned owners of dairy farms to restrain from selling adulterated and unhygienic milk in Punjab, saying that those involved in this business would face arrest....
07 February 2017
View news from Pakistan Dairy Farmers Defy Karachi Commissioner, Increase Milk Prices
PAKISTAN - Disregarding Karachi Commissioner’s instructions, dairy farmers in Karachi have increased milk prices by six rupees per liter....
 
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