|Prime Minister of Pakistan, Syed Yousaf Raza Gilani|
announcing National Zero Hunger Program 3/21/12
Photo: Pakistan News
- "wheat production has reached its highest level of 25 millions tons, with an exportable surplus and country is now recognized as net wheat exporting country;
- sugar production is at record 63 million tons, and for the fist time, Pakistan is exporting 5 million tons of sugar;
- Cotton and rice have also grown quickly."
For more see: "Food Security Ministry Unveils Huge Annual Wheat Donation To WFP," World Food Programme Press Release, 21 March 2012.