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“Gorich” destroyed dates

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Scorching heat in the city of Turbat, Balochistan is routine where the average summer temperature is almost 45°C. Turbat is well known for its quality sweet dates. A rare local hot air phenomenon called ‘Gorich’ has destroyed almost all dates trees in Turbat and nearby villages. A farmer I find out about village Herronk, bought […]…Read More

Investments in dates processing plants sought

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article image SUKKUR: Ex-chief minister Sindh Qaim Ali Shah invited local and international investors to invest in the Khairpur Economic Zone to explore the opportunities of establishing dates processing plants. Addressing the 8th international dates’ festival, the former chief minister said the country exports 90 million dollars worth of dates a year, which is a good achievement. "Local growers as well as the people of Sindh are still not getting…Read More