Livestock ‘genetic improvement’ project planned

Minister inaugurates ‘Pet Care Centre’


APP September 11, 2021

FAISALABAD:

Punjab Minister for Livestock Sardar Hasnain Bahadar Dreshak said on Friday the provincial government has allocated a sum of Rs5 billion for a project dedicated to ‘genetic improvement’ of animals in a bid to develop the livestock sector further.

He said this while inaugurating a ‘Pet Care Centre’ at the civil veterinary hospital.

The minister highlighted that Faisalabad is the second city of Punjab where a state-owned pet care centre has been established.

He hoped the facility would help citizens care for their domesticated animals in a better way. Furthermore, Dreshak maintained that the government plans to provide machinery to livestock farmers.

Published in The Express Tribune, September 11th, 2021.

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