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Livestock expo opens today

Livestock expo opens today

KARACHI – Arrangements have been finalised to hold the first ever Sindh Livestock, Dairy, Fisheries and Poultry Expo at Karachi Expo Centre (February 7). Sindh Governor Dr Ishratul Ibad Khan will inaugurate the Expo on the first day, while Sindh Chief Minister Syed Qaim Ali Shah will visit the fair both days.
Adviser to CM on Investment Zubair Motiwala revealed this during his visit to Karachi Expo on Saturday. He said the entry to the mega exhibition will be free which will

Diseases run rampant among livestock in Achhro Thar

KARACHI – The recent epidemic of viral disease among the livestock of the Thar Desert region, which killed more than 50 camels in Umerkot and Tharparkar districts and hundreds affected, has now moved to the livestock of the Achhro Thar or White Desert region in Sanghar district. The sheep, goats, cows and camels in different villages of Achhro Thar have started dying after hitting with epidemic of viral diseases.
During the visit of different remote villages of Achhro Thar, the

Livestock drain endangers leather industry’s viability

KARACHI – Korangi Association of Trade and Industry (KATI) Patron In-Chief and Chairman S M Muneer has said that the twin menace of livestock smuggling and authorities’ acquiescence to livestock exports will be taken up with the federal government because not only will meat prices escalate alarmingly but also endanger the future of the leather industry.
Addressing a reception hosted by Pakistan Tanners Association (PTA) in his honour, Muneer said it was a matter of serious

Biotechnology produces vaccines for humans and livestock

LAHORE – Biotechnology has become a major international industry to produce all preventive vaccines for humans and livestock, University of Veterinary and Animal Sciences (UVAS) Vice-Chancellor (VC) Dr Muhammad Nawaz said on Tuesday. He was addressing the inaugural session of a national workshop titled, “Molecular Diagnostics” organised by the UVAS Institute of Biochemistry and Biotechnology in collaboration with the Higher Education Commission (HEC) at the varsity’s conference hall.

Great expectations from Livestock Board

LAHORE: Punjab Chief Minister Muhammad Shahbaz Sharif lauded the establishment of Livestock and Dairy Development Board and Lahore Meat Company and called it an innovative step towards the development of livestock sector in the province.
CM was addressing the first meeting of Livestock and Dairy Development Board at Chief Minister’s Secretariat on Sunday. Chairman Planning & Development, vice chairman Punjab Investment Board and personnel from different departments including the

Tanners demand govt restrict livestock export

Punjab Governor Salmaan Taseer has assured his full cooperation to tanners and will put across their case to the prime minister in the federal cabinet meeting to be held on October 27, 2010 here at Governor House.
He was addressing a group of tanners at luncheon hosted by the Pakistan Tanners Association (PTA) on Monday. Taseer urged the PTA to develop a working paper on lather tanning industry, which would be helpful for them to contest their case with the prime

KP livestock losses touch Rs 7b

PESHAWAR: The livestock, dairy and poultry sectors have suffered a loss of over Rs 7 billion in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa.
However, the government has not provided any compensation yet. The Ministry of Livestock has completed its preliminary survey, with the support of its district field offices and local administrations in the flood affected areas and has compiled its complete report of both direct and indirect losses to the livestock, dairy and poultry sectors.
The report