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Revamp the livestock sector, expand meat production

The party says it would fulfill the promise by championing advancements in technology such as genetic improvements.
Updated 09 Aug, 2021 06:21pm

The PTI, in its manifesto, states that it will "boost the livestock sector, make Pakistan self-sufficient in milk and milk-based products, and [also] expand meat production for domestic consumption and exports."

Source: PTI Manifesto 2018

Updates:

July 28, 2021: Govt plans to give Rs1.6tr loans under new programme (read details)

June 25, 2021: 15pc tax on milk withdrawn: Tarin (read details)

June 15, 2021: PM Imran expresses satisfaction over steps taken for revival of agricultural sector (read details)

June 14, 2021: Agriculture & Livestock leads as major debtor of foreign creditors in Punjab (read details)

June 14, 2021: Punjab allocates Rs5bn for the livestock sector (read details)

June 12, 2021: National Agriculture Emergency Programme to transform agri, livestock sector on modern ground, says Tarin (read details)

June 11, 2021: Number of livestock animals increased by 1.9million in 2020-21 (read details)

June 8, 2021: Govt to benefit from China’s expertise to develop livestock sector, says PM (read details)

June 4, 2021: Establishment of special zones to improve livestock breeding part of Punjab budget (read details)

May 28, 2021: Poultry and livestock among sectors where future growth rate is coming from, says Umar (read details)

May 24, 2021: President Alvi for livestock sector development (read details)

May 21, 2021: Livestock sector registers 3.1pc growth (read details)

May 18, 2021: Govt approves plan to improve cow breeding (read details)

May 17, 2021: Govt to unveil Rs110bn farm package in budget (read details)

May 10, 2021: KP govt starts documentation of livestock, poultry (read details)

April 26, 2021: Rs40bn set aside to import semen to improve livestock breeds, says PM (read details)

April 4, 2021: Livestock plans horse and cattle show in times of Covid-19 (read details)

March 14, 2021: ‘Pakistan has fourth largest livestock herd, must maintain it’ (read details)

Jan 29, 2021: Govt preparing first livestock policy for Punjab, says PM Imran (read details)

Dec 23, 2020: KP’s first ever food policy focuses on agriculture, job creation (read details)

Oct 23, 2020: Pakistan could earn good revenue through export of Halal meats, says President Alvi (read details)

Oct 13, 2020: Pakistan seeks EU’s technology to develop livestock sector (read details)

Sept 15, 2020: Pakistan seeks Dutch investment in dairy farming (read details)

Aug 11, 2020: Pakistan, S. Korea sign MoU to conduct joint research and technology development projects related to agriculture and livestock (read details)

July 29, 2020: Virtual training for livestock officers in Punjab (read details)

July 27, 2020: Pakistan’s export of meat and meat products crosses $300 million mark for the first time in 2019-20 (read details)

June 18, 2020: Punjab govt allocates Rs13bn for livestock sector (read details)

June 13, 2020: Pandemic hits livestock value chain (read details)

March 8, 2020: Two livestock markets being established in Balochistan (read details)

March 1, 2020: Historic livestock fair continues in Dera Ghazi Khan (read details)

February 26, 2020: USAID-Balochistan project to boost livestock productivity (read details)

February 22, 2020: Balochistan govt to provide subsidies to dairy farmers (read details)

January 25, 2020: Virtual platform proposed to regulate livestock trade (read details)

December 30, 2019: ‘Livestock promotion vital for poverty alleviation’ (read details)

December 15, 2019: Balochistan govt striving ‘hard’ to uplift livestock sector (read details)

November 20, 2019: Modern Research Essential For Development Of Livestock Sector: CM Balochistan (read details)

November 18, 2019: Livestock boom to enhance exports: Alvi (read details)

November 17, 2019: Kakar vows to make Balochistan's first Livestock Expo successful (read details)

November 8, 2019: Livestock sector made little progress in past: CM Kamal (read details)

November 6, 2019: Steps being taken to boost livestock sector in Balochistan, says chief secretary (read details)

October 30, 2019: China can help Pakistan improve livestock sector, says president (read details)

October 25, 2019: Agricultural development in tribal districts promised (read details)

October 24, 2019: Livestock owners to be given camels (read details)

October 21, 2019: Govt paying due attention on development of livestock, dairy sector: Sardar Husnain (read details)

October 20, 2019: Australia wants to enhance cooperation with Pakistan in dairy and livestock (read details)

October 17, 2019: Live Stock Expo to be held in Quetta from Nov 18 to 20 (read details)

October 14, 2019: Backyard poultry farming initiative launched (read details)

October 8, 2019: Provision of poultry units to farmers to help cope with malnutrition, says Punjab minister (read details)

October 4, 2019: Livestock sector can be utilised for economic progress of Balochistan: Governor (read details)

October 2, 2019: Nine Dutch companies want to invest in Pak poultry, livestock sectors (read details)

September 21, 2019: Govt striving for promotion of livestock sector: Balochistan CM (read details)

September 6, 2019: Balochistan govt upgrading dairy and livestock sectors (read details)

August 25, 2019: Govt designs emergency programme for uplifting agriculture, livestock sectors (read details)

July 04, 2019: Rs300 million allocated for livestock development. (read details)

July 02, 2019: Govt launches special programme worth Rs3b for agriculture sector (read details)

June 13, 2019: Provinces to allocate more for agriculture, says Minister for National Food Security and Research Mahboob Sultan. (read details)

April 31, 2019: Lucrative package for farmers in next budget, says NA Speaker Asad Qaiser. (read details)

April 07, 2019: Revolutionary projects for promotion of livestock sector in next budget, says Punjab Minister for Livestock and Dairy Development Sardar Hasnain Bahadar Dareshik. (read details)

April 03, 2019: Billions to be spent on livestock, meat production sectors. (read details)

Feb 20, 2019: Delegations of 19 countries, including India, China, Canada, Iran, Iraq and the Philippines participate in National Livestock Show and Buffaloes Mela. (read details)

Feb 18, 2019: Govt uplifting livestock and poultry sectors on scientific lines, says Punjab Chief Minister Usman Buzdar. (read details)

Jan 24, 2019: KP to distribute hens, roosters to more than 100,000 families (read details)

Jan 15, 2019: Minister inaugurates ostrich meat shop in Lahore. (read details)

Jan 08, 2019: Cattle market reopens in Bara after 15 years. (read details)

Dec 12, 2018: Steps being taken to provide healthy livestock products: minister. (read details)

Dec 5, 2018: Pakistan seeks Belarusian technologies for dairy sector. (read details)

Dec 5, 2018: Rs82bn plan for boosting crops yield, livestock launched. (read details)

Dec 4, 2018: Following PM’s ‘chicken and egg’ vision, govt kicks off poultry campaign. (read details)

Nov 29, 2018: PM Khan puts greater focus on 'future plans' in 100-day review speech. (read details)

Nov 27, 2018: PM approves model agro produce market in Lahore. (read details)

Sept 28, 2018: Disqualified Tareen convenes a meeting of Livestock Emergency Working Group. (read details)

Sept 23, 2018: Mini-budget dashes farmers’ hopes. (read details)