Pakistan to oppose India’s claim of Basmati rice in EU: Dawood

Islamabad, October 06, 2020 (PPI-OT): Pakistan has decided to give a befitting reply to India’s claim of Geographical Indication tag to Basmati Rice in the European Union market by filing its opposition in the EU. This was decided during a meeting chaired by the Adviser for Prime Minister on Commerce Abdul Razzak Dawood in Islamabad.

Razzak Dawood categorically stated that Pakistan will vehemently oppose India’s application in the European Union and restrain India from obtaining exclusive GI tag of Basmati Rice. He further supported the concerns of REAP and relevant stakeholders and ensured that their claim for Basmati rice as GI will be protected.

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Ministry of Information and Broadcasting
Government of Pakistan
4th Floor, Cabinet Block, Pak. Secretariat, Islamabad, Pakistan
Tel: +92-51-9103557
Email: info@moib.gov.pk
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