Srinagar- The agriculture department sent this year’s first consignment of Kashmir-specific vegetables on Friday to the UAE as part of efforts to promote agricultural commodities of the valley on the global platform, an official spokesman said here.

The consignment was sent in collaboration with an international marketing group, Lulu, the spokesman said.

Pursuing the vision of promoting Kashmir based vegetables, spices and other agricultural commodities on global platform and increasing the participation of farmers, agri-preneurs of Kashmir in the global agriculture trade, the agriculture department sent this year’s first consignment of vegetables radish, turnip and carrot among others to UAE.

Last year, a number of vegetable consignments were sent to Dubai, Sharjah, Abu Dhabi and other Gulf markets.

The vegetable consignment of Dal area of Srinagar was procured by FAIR Exports from an FPO namely Dal Lake Stem Producer Company Ltd. The consignments was flagged off by Director Agriculture Kashmir Chowdhury Mohammad Iqbal.


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