Pearl Farming in Pakistan

Pakistan is not usually known for pearls, even when this country is found between two very rich and well-known salt-water pearl pearl producing areas: the Persian Gulf and the Gulf of Manaar (India) and also with their freshwater resources.

(Pakistan in Orange)
But since before the COVID-19 pandemic they had started thinking about starting a pilot research program, but then the pandemic happened...things got halted. Seems some entrepreneurs are starting to move forward:

ISLAMABAD-The promotion of pearl farming will revolutionise the agriculture sector of Pakistan and help in the sustainable development of the national economy, WealthPk reported.
Pearl culture is a rapidly growing industry globally. Pakistan can get great socio-economic benefits by popularising pearl farming. It will not only promote non-conventional farming in the country but will make the agriculture sector more sustainable.
Dr Muhammad Aasif Javaid, the chief executive officer of “No.1 Organics” from Rahim Yar Khan, told WealthPK that a large number of people in Pakistan were associated with the agriculture industry as farmers or co-workers.

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