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Pakistan: Protest staged against unjust free flour distribution in Khar

Khar: Hundreds of people from different districts of Khar district of Pakistan assembled at the Bajaur Press Club on Sunday to protest against the favouritism and anomalies in the distribution of free flour in the region.

Protest over wheat distribution in Pakistan: Demonstrators, police scuffle in Mera

Bisham: The  Karakoram Highway recently turned into a battlefield when thousands of protesters, who were staging a sit-in demonstration, in Pakistan's  Mera area clashed with the police on Thursday, leaving three persons hurt, media reports said.

Pakistan likely to miss wheat production target once again

Islamabad: Pakistan might once again miss the target of producing  1.7 million tonnes of wheat in the current fiscal year, media reports said.

Expert expresses concerns over imports of $1bn worth pulse by agrarian country like Pakistan

Islamabad: The University of Agriculture of Faisalabad (UAF) Vice-Chancellor (VC) Prof Dr. Iqrar Ahmad Khan has said Pakistan's move of importing pulses worth $1 billion every year is a matter of concern for the country.

Shortfall of 3m tonnes in wheat production feared, Pakistan PM Sharif informed

Islamabad: Pakistan PM Shehbaz Sharif has been informed that the government is bracing itself for another wheat shortage as output is estimated to fall short of the target for this year by almost three million tonnes, media reports said on Sunday.

Pakistan government decides to import 4m MT of wheat

Islamabad: The Pakistan government has decided to import four million metric tons of wheat this year to meet the domestic consumption, media reports said.

Pakistan has less than three weeks of wheat reserves left

Disclosing that the country’s total public sector wheat stocks have shrunk to less than three weeks of consumption level, Pakistan Finance Minister Shaukat Tarin has highlighted  the need to build six million metric tons of strategic reserves of the food crop through imports, Tribune reported.