PAKISTAN - The Government of Saudi Arabia has issued permits for the import of poultry meat products from Pakistan.
The Saudi Government has granted permission for import of Pakistani poultry products, which would enable country’s poultry sector to get maximum export orders and economic benefits, reports The Nation of Pakistan.
In a press conference in Rawalpindi, Dr Muhammad Aslam, Chairman of the Pakistan Poultry Association (PPA) described this announcement remarkable for economic development and said that the decision was made after the visit of Saudi delegation to Pakistan comprising high officials and experts.
He said the Saudi delegation visited poultry farms, hatcheries and feed mills located in different locations of Pakistan and after successful meetings with the representatives of Pakistan Poultry Association and government officials, the technical experts of Saudi delegation declared poultry products of Pakistan according to the international standard.
On the recommendations of Saudi Delegation, he said, the Saudi Government has permitted exports of chicken, hatching eggs and day-old chicks from Pakistan to the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.
Dr Aslam expressed his gratitude to Saudi Government, Ministries of Foreign Affairs, Food Security and Trade Development Authority of Pakistan for their active support and cooperation for export of poultry products to Saudia.
He asked poultry farmers to get benefit of this opportunity and keep the quality of their poultry products according to the international standards.
The Nation's report adds Dr Aslam said that the decision of Kingdom of Saudi Arabia for export of poultry products of Pakistan would help in promotion of economic activities as well as investment in this sector.
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