ISLAMABAD: Trade adviser Razzaq Dawood has said that the export of Pakistani rice to Russia will start from today. Initially, four companies were allowed.
According to details, trade adviser Razzaq Dawood said in his message on social networking site Twitter that significant progress has been made in rice export, Russia has allowed rice import from Pakistan, Pakistan’s rice export to Russia from today. Initially, four companies were allowed to export more rice.
Breakthrough in Rice Exports! We are glad to share that Russia has allowed import of Pakistan’s rice from 11 June 2021. Initially 4 firms have been allowed & more will be allowed after virtual inspection by Russian Authorities which would be coordinated by DPP.
– Abdul Razak Dawood (razak_dawood) June 11, 2021
On the other hand, Federal Minister for National Food Security Syed Fakhr Imam while addressing a press conference said that agriculture based on research and technology is leading in the world, Pakistan has 2.5 2.5 billion worth of rice exports and is exporting rice to 140 countries.
Fakhr Imam said that efforts are being made to increase exports, 75 to 80 percent of exports depend on agriculture, the Russian government has lifted the ban on rice exports, Pakistan’s rice was banned two years ago, the Department of Plant Protection, Ministry of Commerce. Made possible by
He further said that Pakistan has a record production of rice, Pakistan has produced 8.4 million tons of rice, 75% of the raw material of the industry is also dependent on agriculture, the Department of Plant Protection wants to bring it up to international standards.