Recommendations of national poultry congress 2004
Recommendations through the forum of this prestigious congress
for the relief and assistance of Poultry industry at this
In the previous months, Bird Flu has ravaged Poultry Industry
of far Eastern countries. The scare of this Bird Flu, like a
monster,devastated the poultry setup of Pakistan.
the lethal virus H5N1 did not exist at all in Pakistan, our
commercial farmers suffered heavy losses resulting into deep
recession. According to
Pakistan Poultry Association, an investment of over 30
billions rupees has been drained in this media conviction.
This sector is thus beset with numerous problems that urgently
need to be addressed and resolved
In this scenario, the poultry sector is in dire straits and
immediately needs all possible help, relief and assistance
from the government.
In order to resuscitate and revive this
industry, I emphatically stress the government must provide
immediate relief to this sector and the following incentives
are strongly recommended to be immediately extended.
There is need to motivate and create awareness among stake
holders through conferences and seminars, so that stake
holders are able to appreciate the challenges which they are
likely to face by the year, 2005, when Pakistan will be
exposed to global market and there would be free trade among
developing and developed world.
I would, therefore, emphasize
upon all the stake holders and Government functionaries to
joint hands in meeting WTO challenges and opportunities, both
for the very survival in the global competitive market and
I am glade to learn that technical sessions were organized by
PPA which would go a long way to educate and expose our
farming community to the innovative technologies.
such efforts and hope that stake holders, farmers and poultry
entrepreneurs would be benefited by this Congress.
I wish all of you success and good lock.