| Updated at: 1010 PST, Friday, September 24, 2010|
ISLAMABAD: Federal Ministry for Trade and Development has forwarded a proposal to Livestock ministry, seeking ban on export of cattle from country, Geo News reported.
Secretary Trade Zafar Mehmood told Geo News, floods have wreaked devastations with farm animals on a great scale, prompting trade ministry to propose government for a ban on the export of cattle from country.
He said export of livestock animals from country might cause irreparable loss to Leather Industry as floods have devastated livestock sector on a massive scale.
To a question, he said Livestock Ministry has failed to reply on the proposal so far, adding that Trade Ministry is not authorized to place bar on export of cattle sans a summery from Livestock Ministry.