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Pakistani rice participates International Rice Festival in China
Last Updated: 2020-10-20 09:25 | Gwadar Pro
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HARBIN, Oct 19 (Gwadar Pro) – Oct 18-22, the 3rd China Heilongjiang International Rice Festival is held in Harbin, Heilongjiang province. Pakistani rice companies also take part in the exhibition. Meanwhile, Pakistani rice took part in the Rice Tasting Competition with rice from China, Japan, Thailand, Cambodia, Myanmar, Laos, Russia, and other countries.
 
The opening ceremony of the 3rd China Heilongjiang International Rice Festival was held in Harbin last Sunday (18th). About 260 people from Japan, South Korea, Thailand, Pakistan, Russia, Vietnam, Indonesia and other countries attended the opening ceremony.
 
After the opening ceremony, the "World Hundred Rice Gathering" activity was held. On the occasion, the rice from various countries and regions including Pakistan were steamed with 100 electric rice cookers. With local special snacks side dishes, guests were invited to taste quality rice from around the world.
 
During the exhibition, the rice auctions and promotional events also are held online. Chinese merchants and consumers can buy Pakistani rice through this platform. 
 
On the opening ceremony, the UN Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) Director-General, Qu Dongyu, congratulated the rice Festival through a video. “For many people in the world, rice is life,” he said, rice cultivation has contributed to population growth in Asia. Qu also called on countries to adopt more active policies to promote sustainable development of the rice industry. 

(Editor:Liao Yifan)

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Pakistani rice participates International Rice Festival in China
Source:Gwadar Pro | 2020-10-20 09:25
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