According to the Pakistan Economic Survey, the number of donkeys in Pakistan increased by 100,000 in one year, while the total animal population increased by 2 million.
The Economic Review Report released on Thursday, June 10, presented interesting figures for the year 2020-20. According to the survey report, the livestock sector has multiplied during the three-year tenure of the PTI government.
According to the Economic Survey, the total number of animals has increased by 2 million this year as compared to the previous financial year.
The report said that the number of buffaloes, sheep, goats, camels and donkeys has reached 209.4 million, up from 207.4 million last year.
According to the report, the number of donkeys in Pakistan has increased by one lakh, after which the number has increased from 55 to 5.6 million, while the number of buffaloes has increased from 1.4 million to 41 million in one year. 24 lakhs.
Due to the increase in the number of donkeys every year, Pakistan is the third largest country in the world where the number of donkeys has reached 5.6 million, followed by China and Ethiopia.
According to the report, the number of sheep has increased from 31.2 million to 31.6 million and with the increase of more than 2 million, the number of goats has crossed the figure of 80 million while the number of horses during the year 2020-21 Did not increase
It should be noted that in the last financial year 2019-20, the government had achieved 2.5 per cent growth in the livestock sector despite the failure of budget targets and overall decline in growth rate.