Like in the past, Pakistan Poultry Association (PPA) celebrated this year’s World Egg Day on Friday by organizing seminars at different places to make the general public aware of the nutritional value of eggs and its importance for human health.
Vice Chairman PPA (NR) Raja Attique-ur-Rehman Abbasi while addressing the press conference said, that the World Egg Day is celebrated every year on the second Friday in October.
On World Egg Day, events are held across the world celebrating the importance of egg in human diet. Chairman PPA North Region said that the first World Egg Day was celebrated in 1996 and since then we have seen a variety of wonderful events taking place internationally, with people enjoying and celebrating the wonderful versatility of the egg.” Eggs have a vital role to play in feeding people around the world, in both developed and developing countries.
The eggs have excellent and affordable source of high quality protein, with the potential to feed the world, he said.