Diverse Brazilian cattle breeds arriving in Pakistan under new agreement

The Special Investment Facilitation Council (SIFC) has inked a deal with a Brazilian company for the import of high-breed cattle from Brazil as part of the Green Pakistan Initiative.

Under the agreement, Fongrow, a company established under the Green Pakistan Initiative, will import nine breeds of cattle from Brazil, encompassing both local and Brazilian breeds.

The consignment of cattle from Brazil is slated to arrive at Sialkot International Airport today via air cargo and will subsequently be transported to Peruwal Model Farm in Punjab.

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During an interview, Brazilian Ambassador Olyntho Vieira stressed the significant potential for bilateral trade between Brazil and Pakistan across various sectors.

He highlighted that investment and technology could enhance livestock productivity, mentioning that red Sindhi cattle were initially transported from Pakistan to Brazil in the 1950s and have been preserved since then.

The imported cattle comprise breeds such as Nylori, Redus Sindhi, Guzeera, Brahman, Angus, and others.

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