Aussies are going to experience the sweetness and aroma of Pakistani mangoes as PHDEC dispatches first mango consignment to Australia.
The 500 Kg consignment was processed at Pakistan Hortifresh Processing (Pvt) Ltd, A joint venture of PHDEC and Durrani Associates.
Present at the ceremony were Australian High Commissioner, Peter Heyward, CEO Durrani Associates, Mr. A.Q. Khan Durrani, Chairman PHDEC, Mr. Hassan Ali Chaniho, CEO PHDEC, Mr. Bashir Hussain, GM Supply Chain PHDEC, Mr. Razzaq A. Malkana & GM (Marketing), Ms. Nudrat H. Khan alongwith other notaries.
While Australian High Commissioner expressed his fondness of Pakistani mangoes, he added that Pakistan may get a share of 15000 tons of mango in Australian market. Mr. A.Q.Khan Durrani said that Pakistan has acquired a unique technology of keeping mangoes fresh for around 40 days.
Speaking at the occasion, CEO PHDEC Mr. Bashir Hussain said that Pak Hortifresh Processing (Pvt) Ltd is emerged as a common facility center for all stakeholders dealing in fresh fruits and vegetables.
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