China agri firm to buy Pakistan farmland

ISLAMABAD, (AsiaPulse) – China Green, considered that
country’s biggest private agriculture company, is looking to
buy 10,000 acres of farmland in Pakistan on lease to grow
fruits and vegetables. Federal Minister for National Food Security and Research,
Mir Israrullah Khan Zehri, held a meeting with a trade
delegation of China Green.

Zehri said that Pakistan offered an excellent opportunity
for investment in the agriculture sector and foreign investors
would be welcome to invest in the sector.

“We are ready to facilitate foreign investors and provide
them all the required assistance. There is a huge potential and
scope to invest and earn profits in the agro-based industry.
Pakistan has different climatic regions that suit to grow
almost all types of fruits and vegetables. We welcome our
Chinese brothers to invest in Pakistan with full confidence and
trust,” said the minister.

The delegation presented their credentials and claimed to be
the largest private company in the agriculture sector of China.
The representative said that the company is interested to
initially get 10,000 acres of land on lease. The company would
grow different fruits and vegetables employing the lo