Advisor to Prime Minister on Commerce and Investment, Abdul Razak Dawood on Sunday informed that Russia has allowed import of Pakistan’s rice from June 11. Initially four firms have been allowed and more would be granted permission after virtual inspection by Russian authorities who would be coordinated by DPP, the Advisor for Commerce tweeted. The Adviser said Pakistani meat exports stood at $280 million from July to April this year, which was nine percent higher than last year as $257 million were exported from July to April, 2020. The exports have increased due to the opening of new markets and also by complying with the International standards, he said. He said, “I appreciate the exporter, Excellent Corporation Company and China’s UNI International, for making this happen.” “I encourage our fruit exporters to aggressively market their produce in China and urge the Ministry of Commerce Trade and Investment Counselor in China to provide maximum facilitation”.