US$ 18.460 million earned from livestock export in three years: NA informed


ISLAMABAD, May 16 (APP): Minister for Commerce Eng. Khurram
Dastgir Monday said a total amount of US$ 18.460 million was earned from the export of livestock over the last three years.

Speaking during question-hour in the National Assembly, the minister
said promoting livestock falls under the purview of the provincial governments after the 18th Constitutional Amendment.

As regards promotion of livestock exports, he added the Economic
Coordination Committee (ECC) of the Cabinet on a summary moved by Ministry of National Food Security and Research imposed ban on the export of live animals w.e.f October 1, 2013.