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Pakistan | 20 October 2015
Sale of unhygienic chicken meat on the rise

Sale of unhygienic chicken meat is on the rise in Thal, causing different diseases among the inhabitants. While the authorities concerned are silent over the issue despite dozens of public complaints ...


Pakistan | 1 July 2015
Peshawar bans export of beef, poultry to Afghanistan

The district administration of Peshawar on Tuesday banned the export of poultry and cattle to Afghanistan to control skyrocketing meat prices in Ramazan. Peshawar Deputy Commis­sioner Riaz Khan Meh...


Pakistan | 22 June 2015
Sales Tax abolished on poultry feed

Pakistan Businessmen and Intellectuals Forum (PBIF) president and former provincial minister Mian Zahid Hussain on Sunday lauded Finance Minister Ishaq Dar for accepting some of the tax proposals by t...


Pakistan | 15 June 2015
Market watch : Chicken prices soar ahead of Ramazan

Prices of chicken have registered a sharp increase in Islamabad and Rawalpindi ahead of Ramazan. The price has been hiked to 200 and above in many localities. The commodity was selling at Rs160 a few ...


Pakistan | 10 June 2015
Chicken cost: Poultry industry flaps wings over latest taxes

Pakistan Poultry Association (North Zone chairman) Muhammad Mustafa Kamal has warned the government that duties imposed on the poultry sector could increase prices by up to 25% and might dent the Rs70...


Pakistan | 25 May 2015
Cheap imports make poultry industry’s survival difficult

Protein is an essential component of human diet and is regarded a vital element by leading physicians. In a country where malnutrition is a common ailment, there is an increasing focus on making the c...


Pakistan | 5 May 2015
Chicken production: Poultry association calls for zero-rating restoration

In a bid to promote the sector, the Pakistan Poultry Association (PPA) has called for the restoration of the zero-rating. Zero-rating is referred to the status given to the inputs that are tax-exem...


Pakistan | 14 April 2015
Halal or not: Poultry association hurls eggs at imports

Pakistan Poultry Association (PPA) Chairman Khalil Sattar has urged the government to provide a level playing field to domestic processors of poultry meat, stressing that import of Halal products from...