Pakistan to import 0.180 MMT of wheat from Russia


ISLAMABAD, Pakistan: Pakistan will import 0.180 MMT of wheat from Russia as part of an arrangement to increase supplies.

The Pakistani government is ready to sign a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with Moscow for the supply of grain on a government-to-government basis.

The Pakistan Agricultural Storage & Services Corporation (PASSCO) has been nominated as a procurement agency

The Federal Cabinet has already approved the MoU.

Shipments from Russia are likely to arrive in November.

The pre-checking of the wheat will be completed in Russia and later on quality inspection will be done by the Department of Plant Protection (DPP) as their SOPs at Karachi port.

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