Seventeen thousand million eggs produced per year in country

RAWALPINDI:China has 230 eggs consumption rate per annum while it is 85.5 in the country which produces seventeen thousand million eggs per annum.

Poultry Research Institute (PRI) here Friday celebrated World Egg Day with the motto to create awareness among the people regarding benefits of

eating eggs. A awareness walk on Murree road was held which was participated by students, teachers and members of civil society.

A seminar was also held in which Director General Livestock (Research) Abdur Rauf said egg are full of essential nutrients and vitamins that are sufficient for a blanced and healthy diet.

Children must take eggs and milk in their break fast to make up with deficiency . Ex-Director

General Livestock Bashir Mehmood Bhatti, Chairman Pakistan Poultry Association (PPA)

Khalid Saleem Malik, Director PRI Dr. Abdur Rehman and Madam Rozina also spoke on the occasion. Dr. Abdur Rehman said 1 billion of the world population are starving due to lack of healthy food. China has more egg consumption than Pakistan even other countries have 300 eggs consumption per annum where this figure sticks to 85.5 only. Ms Rozina, a Biochemist at PRI elaborated the benefits of eating egg.