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22 February 2022
View news from Pakistan Pakistan emerges as major Australian dairy export market
Pakistan is the fourth largest dairy producing country in the world...
08 February 2022
View news from Pakistan FrieslandCampina Engro Pakistan launches Pakistan–Netherlands Dairy Development Centre
The Pakistan-NDDC aims to improve quality and productivity throughout the Pakistani dairy chain by sharing expertise between Dutch and Pakistani partners....
28 July 2020
View news from Pakistan Pakistan urges Eid al-Adha worshippers to purchase animals online to prevent coronavirus infections
Pakistani authorities are encouraging people to buy sacrificial animals online or to wear masks when visiting cattle markets....
10 September 2019
View news from Pakistan Milk Price Spikes as Demand Rises in Muharram
PAKISTAN - With the increase in demand for milk on the occasion of Muharram, milk traders are cashing in on the event and have inflated the prices by almost 50 percent....
09 September 2019
View news from Pakistan Balochistan Govt Upgrading Dairy, Livestock Sectors
PAKISTAN - The Balochistan government has chalked out a comprehensive plan to upgrade the dairy and livestock sectors to exploit their full potential and generate economic activities across the province....
05 August 2019
View news from Pakistan MCI to Allow Free Cattle Markets in Capital
PAKISTAN - After getting a low bid in two consecutive attempts as compared to last year, the Mayor of Islamabad Shaikh Anser Aziz has principally approved to allow ‘free cattle markets’ in the capital city....
19 June 2019
View news from Pakistan Dairy Sector Seeks Withdrawal of Taxes
PAKISTAN - The Pakistan Dairy Association (PDA) has written a letter to the Prime Minister and Adviser to the Prime Minister requesting the withdrawal of a 10-percent sales tax on Fat Filled Milk products classified under the Eighth Schedule of the Sales...
18 April 2019
View news from Pakistan Livestock Dept Asked to Help Treat Ailing Cattle
PAKISTAN - Farmers and cattle owners have asked the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Livestock Department to help treat cows and buffaloes suffering from foot and mouth disease in Kheshgi Union Council, Nowshera district....
12 April 2019
View news from Pakistan Dairy Farmers Reject Govt Decision to Sell Milk at Old Rate
PAKISTAN - The Sindh government has rejected the new offer of the dairy farmers’ association to sell milk at Rs116 per litre....
11 April 2019
View news from Pakistan Dairy Farmers in Karachi Hike Milk Price
PAKISTAN - Dairy farmers in Karachi announced the milk price hiked by Rs23 per litre on Wednesday....
08 April 2019
View news from Pakistan Nishat Dairy Eyes 2020 to Launch Milk Brand
PAKISTAN - In a well-maintained dairy farm equipped with latest machines just 100 km off to Lahore at Sukheki, Nishat Dairy Private Limited is targeting 2020 to launch its own milk brand that will be game changer in the Pakistan’s dairy industry. ...
07 March 2019
View news from Pakistan Paucity of Funds Delays Crucial Cattle Market
PAKISTAN - The lack of funds has left work at the almost complete model cattle market in Chichawatni stagnant for the last three years....
18 January 2019
View news from Pakistan Cargill to Grow Pakistan Business
PAKISTAN - Cargill renewed its long standing commitment to Pakistan by announcing plans to invest more than US$200 million in the next three-to-five years....
06 December 2018
View news from Pakistan Pakistan Seeks Belarusian Technology for Dairy Sector
PAKISTAN - Pakistan has sought Belarusian technologies to improve milk processing and dairy production as a next step to the bilateral agreements signed three-year back to initiate agriculture technology projects....
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....
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