Three-day mango festival begins today in Mirpurkhas

Will display mangos from more than 400 orchards of Sindh

APP June 14, 2019
Representational image. PHOTO: REUTERS

KARACHI: The annual three-day National Mango and Summer Fruit Festival will begin today (Friday) in Mirpurkhas. The festival is expected to display mangos from more than 400 orchards of Sindh. Mirpurkhas district is known for its mangos in the world and has been organising mango festival for the past 54 years. The focal person of the Mango Organising Committee, Ghoram Baloch, said that Member National Assembly Mir Munawar Talpur will inaugurate the festival on Friday. He added that a seminar on mangos will be held on June 15. The chairperson of the mango festival’s organising committee said that the purpose of the festival was to promote Mirpurkhas’s mangos in the international market.  

Published in The Express Tribune, June 14th, 2019.