Pakistan witnesses sharp increase in number of donkeys

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ISLAMABAD: Pakistan has witnessed a sharp increase in the number of donkeys in the last two years.

According to the Economic Survey 2023-24, Pakistan had a total of 5.7 million donkeys in 2021-2022, which jumped to 5.8 million in 2022-2023 and 5.9 million in 2023-2024.

In this way, Pakistan witnessed a growth of 0.2 million donkeys in the last two years.

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Similarly, the population of cattle has increased to 57.5 million in 2023-2024, compared to 55.5 million previously.

The goat and sheep population of the country has increased to 87 and 32.7 million respectively.

Contrary to donkeys, there has been no alteration in the count of camels and mules during the same period, which stands at 0.4 million and 0.2 million, respectively.

The Pakistan Economic Survey, the pre-budget document, was presented earlier today, highlighting the significant contribution of the agricultural sector to driving economic growth.

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