All arrangements to celebrate three-day National Mangoes and Summer Fruit Festival have been completed by the district administration and Mango Festival Committee.
About 200 mango varieties including famous varieties and king of fruit Sindhri, Langra, Chonsa, Desri, Nelam, Anwer Ratol, Saleh Bahi, Began Pali, Gulab Khasa and others were displayed in the stalls of Mohtrama Benazir Bhutto Shaheed Mango Exhibition Hall. According to event schedule cash prizes, shields and certificates would also be distributed among successful growers of different categories to promote mango production in Sindh.
Commissioner Mirpurkhas Haji Ghulam Hussain Memon, President of the Mangoes and Summer Fruit Festival 2012 told APP here the other day that the Festival will be held from June 4 to 6 with all arrangements to make it colourful and more charming for the citizens of Mirpurkhas and other participants from across Sindh as well as upcountry.
He further said that more than 50 stalls of different NGOs, government departments and private companies were also being installed in the exhibition hall.
He said that besides recreation and sports competitions, on June 5 a knowledgeable seminar on higher mango production will also be held at the State Life Insurance Building’s Hall Mirpurkhas in which agriculture experts would read their papers.
Copyright Associated Press of Pakistan, 2012