TDAP to organize Mango festival in Gilgit

Trade Development Authority of Pakistan would organize Mango festival in Gilgit by first week of September and will invite international organizations for promotion and value addition of these products.

Talking to media in Islamabad, a senior official of the ministry said we are committed to promote and branding of local fruits from Gilgit Baltistan, Swat and Azad Jammu and Kashmir and value addition for the facilitation of growers and traders.

He said TDAP would initiate the project of establishing cold storage in Gilgit Baltistan for prolong preservation and to enhance the shelf life of apricot, peaches and persimmon.

He said the priorities of TDAP are the value addition and enhancement of value supply chain for the promotion of agriculture trade and exports of the country.

Source: Radio Pakistan