Minister for Livestock and Dairy Development Husnain Bahadur Dreshak has said revolutionary steps are being taken to enhance production of milk and meat as government is committed to making livestock, dairy and poultry sectors a success story. The minister assured the participants while public-private dialogue arranged by the Punjab Board of Investment and Trade, that their feedback will be effectively used to devise provincial strategies. He added that the government wants more commercialization in livestock and dairy businesses. This sector is playing a lead in the economic growth, food security, and poverty alleviation in the country. Participants of the dialogue appreciated the efforts of
Punjab Board of Investment and Trade in bringing all stakeholders together to discuss and find the ways to exploit the full potential of this sector. They said that livestock is one of the major and largest sub-sectors in agriculture and can play an important role in the foreign exchange of the country. This sector can be transformed into a billion-dollar industry by sustained government support and imparting latest innovative practical knowledge and skills to stakeholders.