ISLAMABAD - In a new development, Pakistan Tobacco exports to hit highest level of history, private media report has suggested.
For the first time, the country is going to export cigarettes worth $50 million, it is learnt reliably.
According to sources, Pakistan’s tobacco companies have received an import order of cigarette from gulf countries which included Saudi Arabia as a major importer.
Local tobacco firms firms had received an import order earlier but were unable to meet quality standards and the entire stock had to be put to waste.
“Now all the standard set by the importers have been met successfully and are expecting the export of cigarettes to Middle Eastern countries to start by next month,” said a highly placed source in Pakistan Tobacco Board while talking to Pakistan Today.