Pakistan moves to curb FMD

February 12, 2019

Pakistan is looking to move into stage three of the Global Progressive Control Pathway (PCP) with its National Foot and Mouth Disease (FMD) Control Program this year. At the National Workshop on Sustainable Prevention of FMD, Federal Minister for National Food Security and Research, Sahibzada Muhammad Mehboob Sultan said the Pakistani government was serious in controlling FMD in the country. The government through the FMD Program and the creation of FMD free zone compartments hopes to expand its halal meat market to countries like China, Indonesia, Malaysia and Russia.