A core group meeting on developing mango museum at DHA Multan was organized at MNS University of Agriculture Multan.
The meeting was chaired by MNS University of Agriculture Prof Dr Asif Ali and representatives of mango growers, industry stakeholders and research institutes attended it.
On the occasion, Prof Dr Asif Ali said that mango has a specific geographical importance for Multan in particular and for the country in general.
Therefore, the establishment of mango museum in Multan is vital to protect mango history as well as to develop mango industry in the region.
The mango museum will not only provide information on mango heritage but also motivate the young individuals to get insight into developing their businesses.
This museum will be therefore a multifaceted facility in which more than 400 hundred varieties produced in Pakistan will be preserved with description and also provide information regarding modern technology used in mango production, latest marketing methods, information regarding emerging markets, mango documentaries and lot of fun for kids and family will be organized.
The participants of the core group duly acknowledged the effort of developing mango museum in Multan and assured all possible support for the development of the facility.
Later, Prof Dr Asif Ali along with grower inaugurated the first dry mango plant and its product “Uni value” in the department of food sciences and technology of the university.