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Qaim wants Halal foods business to flourish in Sindh

KARACHI – Were the government to make concerted efforts to create awareness about the potential in the Halal foods sector, investment will start flowing, said Sindh Chief Minister (CM) Qaim Ali Shah at the inaugural ceremony of the International Halal Conference, organised by the Sindh Board of Investment, that kicked off on Tuesday.
Shah said that it is heart-warming that a number of foreign investors have earmarked Pakistan as a suitable location in the region for establishing

Monnoo Foods qualify for polo final

LAHORE – Monnoo Foods won the last league match of the Pepsi Challenge Cup Polo 2011 to qualify for the main final against Guard Group, which will be played on Sunday, March 20. National champions Master Paints thrashed SKM and qualified for the subsidiary match before the final against PESSI.
On Friday, Monnoo Foods beat Al Khan/Ciro’s Pomodoro 6-5, with Ahmed Ali Tiwana scoring five of the six goals. Babar Monnoo converted the sixth goal for the winners. From the losing side,

Fortified foods boost key vitamin in pregnant women

ISLAMABAD – The women of childbearing age who double the amount of folic acid in their blood require food fortification of flour and other grains with vitamin-B to help reduce birth defects, health officials say. Officials at the Centres for Disease Control and Prevention expect the payoff will be fewer spinal and brain defects. “We’re talking about a simple intervention here that can prevent up to half of those birth defects,” said Dr David Fleming, CDC deputy director for science