The flour millers have announced to organise the 7th Pakistan Flour Milling Conference and Exhibition under the title of “Innovation and modern technology in flour industry” on September 5 at a local hotel in Lahore.

Pakistan Flour Millers Forum (PFMA) former chairman Dr Bilal Sufi and the chairman of the organizing committee of the conference and exhibition, said that distinguished flour millers from all over Pakistan including technicians, agricultural experts and companies from USA and Turkey will be participating. The registration of moot has been opened by the organizing committee while the Punjab Chief Minister Shahbaz Sharif and Food Minister Bilal Yssin are likely to be present in the inaugural session.

The focus of the conference will be on how Pakistan can get rid of excessive wheat, wheat issue policy, modern means of storage of wheat, new milling techniques, value addition, improvement in the standards of products and meeting the social challenge of anemia through flour fortification etc. There will be four sessions of the conference to be presided over by secretary food Punjab, Director Food Punjab and former chairman of Pakistan Flour Mills Association.

The flour fortification special session will include presentation from international organizations on ‘micronutrient initiative milling.’ It will cover how to get rid of iron deficiency. During the conference tribute will be paid to two late chairmen of PFMA, including Mujahid Khurshid and Haji Maqsood Ahmad.