On Tuesday Prime Minister’s Adviser on Commerce, Textile, Industries and Investment, Abdul Razak Dawood stated during a meeting with the delegation of honey producers and exporters in Islamabad that the incumbent government was focusing on the diversification of export products.
The adviser said that Pakistan’s exports were $ 6.9 Million in 2018 and its major export destinations were Saudi Arabia, 70.6 percent, United Arab Emirates, 15.1 percent and Kuwait percent each.
“There is a need to acquaint the concerned stakeholders and business community of the honey producing regions like Abbottabad with the modern production techniques in order to explore the untapped honey potential of the country,” he added.
Pakistan is home to some of the most diverse flora and fauna and produces 20 types of honey due to its varied ecological and climatic conditions.
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17 November, 2019