Three-day mango fest concludes

Published: August 4, 2018
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PHOTO: AFP

PHOTO: AFP

ISLAMABAD/RAWALPINDI:  

 

The three-day festival had been organised by the Punjab Agriculture Minister Sardar Tanveer Khan along with the Sardar Group of Companies in collaboration with the management of the Centaurus Mall, Inter-University Consortium, MNS Agriculture University Multan and Seven Oceans Association at the Centaurus Mall.

Stalls of different breed of mangoes were displayed during the festival which was attended by Ambassador to Turkmenistan Atadjan Movlamov, Narcotics Secretary Arif Nawaz Khan, PGCL Senior Vice President Sardar Yasir Ilyas Khan, Higher Education Executive Director Dr Arshad Ali and MNS Agriculture University Multan Vice Chancellor Dr Asif Ali.

Mango exports and size

The festival was also attended by agricultural experts, mango growers and representatives of cultivators’ organizations from all over the country.

During the festival, it was disclosed that Pakistan is the fourth largest producer of mangoes and contributes eight per cent of the global mango production. Moreover, it was disclosed that 170 million hectors of land in Pakistan is used to cultivate different varieties of mangoes.

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