JUN 13, 2018 — A plan has been prepared to increase olive production and make Pakistan one of top ten Olive-producing countries.
The spokesman of Punjab Agriculture Department said, this project will help in ending the Olive imports.
He said the department has decided to convert Chakwal valley into an Olive valley by promoting the Olive cultivation there.
He said that two million Olive plants will be distributed in Punjab during next five years free of cost, Radio Pakistan reported.
A plantation takes between five to seven years to become fully productive.
The Olive oil preparing factory has become functional in Chakwal, he added.