PM aide lauds growth in rice exports

Govt is making efforts to extend support to the business community, says Abdul Razak Dawood

APP March 19, 2019
Rice exports have increased over the last 10-12 years. PHOTO: FILE

KARACHI: The present government is making efforts to extend all-out support to the business community for stabilising the country’s economy, said Adviser to Prime Minister on Commerce Abdul Razak Dawood.

Addressing a seminar on Monday titled ‘Trade Opportunities in USA, China and Indonesia’ he appreciated the growth of rice industry in the country, saying that rice exports surpassed $2 billion in financial year 2018. He further remarked that rice industry was prioritised to achieve the exports target of $5 billion. “Rice industry is at the top in the country and it has produced excellent results,” he cherished. He promised complete support to all traders and businessmen especially in the rice industry to help achieve their set targets.

Published in The Express Tribune, March 19th, 2019.

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