A palm oil extraction plant being run by the Sindh’s Environment and Coastal Development departments has started production on Wednesday.
Sindh’s Adviser for Environment and Coastal Development, Barrister Murtaza Wahab visited the palm oil extraction plant and the palm tree fields in Thatta district.
The Sindh government has successfully carried out the first ever pilot project of growing palm oil trees in the province in Thatta, provincial adviser said.
Wahab termed the completion of the pilot project a milestone for palm oil local production.
He said oil palm trees had been planted on 50 acres of government land under a pilot project and all the trees had now grown up for oil extraction.