LAHORE - Zachary V Harkenrider, the US Council General in Lahore, foresees the future cooperation in poultry sector between Pakistan and US very bright.

While addressing the session with diplomats on last day of the International Poultry Expo at Expo Center Lahore, he said that presence of big American companies here in IPEX is evidence that the US is playing vital role in advancement of poultry industry in Pakistan”. The council general also visited the IPEX and praised the amazing work done by Pakistan Poultry Association by organizing such a wonderful show.

Earlier, Chinese Council General in Lahore Yu Boren said that China has deep interest in Pakistan poultry industry and we are extending every possible cooperation and collaboration to help Pakistani poultry industry grow. Diplomats from Germany, France, Korea, and Brazil also participated in the session. The closing ceremony of the IPEX was chaired by the Punjab finance minister Ayesha Ghaus. The provincial minister said that the Punjab government and the CM believe in the growth of industry and every possible assistance to poultry sector will be extended. Aysha Ghaus also visited the expo where more than more than 50,000 people visited in three days and 185 stalls of 90 companies from 18 countries of the world had been installed. The brighter part of the expo was that foreigners were present there which is a very healthy sign for Pakistan’s image as a safe country.

The IPEX 2015 ended on a not that the chicken meat is as healthy as any other meat is and safe for human health. Above all it is cheap in price and is in reach of everyone as the cheapest source of protein.