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Manais becomes PAMCO chief.

LAHORE -- Renowned agriculturist Mumtaz Khan Manais has been appointed Chief Executive Officer (CEO) and Vice Chairman of Punjab Agriculture and Meat Company (PAMCO) here Wednesday.

A leading agriculturist with more than three decades of active involvement towards development of agriculture in Pakistan he was bestowed country's highest civil award "The Tamgha-e-Imtiaz" by President of Pakistan in 2007 in recognition of his contributions towards national agriculture. His orchards, livestock and dairy farms, Fish farms and fields are managed with best farm practices and have always been on hand with all hospitalities for students of Agricultural Universities and Agri Colleges as practical learning grounds; a fact that was endorsed by The Governor of Punjab who declared Mumtaz Khan Manais' livestock farm to be officially affiliated with Faculty of Livestock at Bahauddin Zakariya University of Multan as the country's very first example of such an affiliation.

He also had the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) gold medals to his credit for edible oil crop production (sunflower) in 1995 and for Livestock production in 2005, which are vivid confirmations of international recognition of his efforts.

Meanwhile, the Lahore Chamber of Commerce and Industry's President Engineer Sohail Lashari, SVP Mian Tariq Misbah, VP Kashif Anwar and former LCCI President Mian Shafqat Ali have congratulated Mumtaz Khan Manais for assuming the office of Vice Chairman & CEO PAMCO and hoped that he would utilize all his abilities to reactivate PAMCO for the promotion of agriculture sector in the country.
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Publication:The Frontier Star (Northwest Frontier Province, Pakistan)
Geographic Code:9PAKI
Date:Oct 10, 2013
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