Finance Minister Ishaq Dar has urged ministries of Commerce and Food Security to urgently come up with plan for export of agricultural products to Russia to enhance overall exports and lessen current account deficit.

Speaking at a briefing in Islamabad on Wednesday, he also called upon prospective exporters to take advantage of the ban imposed by the Russian government on agricultural imports from European countries.

The Minister directed the Ministries concerned to coordinate and prepare a comprehensive plan identifying exportable food products, keeping in view surplus quantities and requisite arrangements are available.


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