Mumtaz Khan Manais has been appointed as Chief Executive Officer of Punjab Agriculture & Meat Company. Mumtaz Khan Manais is a progressive farmer who has introduced latest technologies in Pakistani agriculture sector. He has been on Agribusiness Support Fund (ASF)’s Board of Directors from its very first day. Manais was bestowed country’s highest civil award “The Tamgha-e-Imtiaz” by President of Pakistan in 2007 in recognition of his contributions towards national agriculture.
The FAO’s gold medals to his credit for edible oil crop production (sunflower) in 1995 and for livestock production in 2005 are vivid confirmations of international recognition of his efforts. While talking on the occasion of orientation ceremony at PAMCO head office, Mumtaz Khan Manais said that being agri-based economy, Pakistan has abundant opportunities to lead the international Halal market. According to the vision of CM Punjab, Mian Shahbaz Sharif, PAMCO will take revolutionary steps to provide healthy and hygienic meat to locals and export markets. New trends in horticulture sectors will be introduced to enhance per acre yield which is the major problem in Pakistan, he added.-PR