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Pakistan Ranks 5th Globally in Sesame Production

ISLAMABAD, Jan 25: Pakistan has become the 5th largest sesame producing country in the world with exports crossing $400 million this year, the Ministry of National Food Security and Research announced today.

The ministry highlighted the importance of sesame as a major cash crop for the country’s agriculture sector. This achievement is a result of well-coordinated efforts between federal and provincial authorities under the Public Sector Development Program (PSDP) funded National Oilseeds Enhancement Program.

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Strategic plans and collaborative initiatives have been instrumental in boosting sesame production and establishing Pakistan as a major player in the global sesame export market.

This year, the country exported sesame worth over $400 million, cementing its position among the top sesame producers globally. The ministry credited the coordinated efforts between federal and provincial stakeholders for this milestone.

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