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Discovering skilled butchers for slaughtering sacrificial animals a herculean job



PESHAWAR: Refused to simply accept extra orders, Adnan Khan, knowledgeable butcher of Hastnagri Bazaar was optimistic to earn most revenue after receiving 50 reserving of slaughtering sacrificial animals throughout Eidul Azha.

Engaged three seasonal butchers to satisfy the positioned orders, the 25-year outdated butcher, who was sharpening his daggers and axes at Firdus market on Saturday informed APP that he had acquired 50 orders of slaughtering sacrificial animals together with cows, oxen, buffaloes, goats, sheep and camels throughout three days of Eidul Azha.

“Slaughtering animals is an artwork. The butchers know the place the slaughtered animals may very well be minimize into items as a substitute of makeshifts butchers or abnormal individuals, ” stated Adnan, who inherited this hard-earned career from his grandfather.

“My grandfather has began this career earlier than independence of Pakistan and now our third technology was carrying ahead his legacy regardless of ups and downs in his enterprise,” he stated.

He stated charges of animals slaughtering was primarily based on day and time, including on the primary day Rs 4,000 to Rs5,000 have been being charged for slaughtering a goat  or sheep between 8:00am to 11:50am with extra Rs600 for making meat on the primary day of Eid.

Likewise, fee of slaughtering of cow and buffaloe was mounted at Rs10,000 to Rs12,000 per animal on Eid’s morning.

Rs15,000 to Rs20,000 was being charged for slaughtering camel and Rs7,000 to Rs8,000 for ox with extra Rs2,500 for making meat.

He stated the butchers cost hefty quantities on account of their skilled work as there have been many seasonal butchers, who know nothing about slaughtering and take extra time than the professionals throughout the scorching warmth.

The seasonal butchers lack correct techniques to deliver down animals to the grounds, slaughtering methods and are additionally unable to chop the meat correctly. These inept butchers additionally find yourself damaging hides of the sacrificial animals moreover uncovered residents to accidents.

Due to exorbitant charges {of professional} butchers and excessive revenue charges, the butchers of others districts of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa have arrived to Peshawar to buck most good points.

In addition to seasonal butchers, the unemployed labourers and kids of merged and settled districts of KP have additionally rushed to Peshawar to earn most revenue.

“I got here from Nowshera district to Peshawar following excessive demand of butchers and revenue fee of sacrificial animals right here,” stated Zardali Khan, a non-professional butcher whereas speaking to APP.

He stated most of individuals have been hiring non-professional butchers on account of low revenue fee evaluate to professionals butchers retaining in view of their monetary standing.

Zardali stated he got here from village Dheri Ishaq Pabbi the place most of individuals slaughter animals themselves after performing collective Qurbani.

‘Ten orders of animals’ slaughtering was acquired by me on this Eid at Rs5,000 per cow in addition to buffaloe and Rs2,000 per goat or sheep.

Following instances of lumpy pores and skin illness in animals, he stated most of educated individuals choose to rent butchers to keep away from publicity to the deadly an infection.

Qaiser Khan, a resident of Wapda City Peshawar stated that it has develop into immense troublesome to purchase animal to carry out sacrifice ritual because of the prevailing inflation and value hike within the nation and we have now to roam across the outskirts of the town to seek out animal on reasonably priced fee.

Following shopping for of an acceptable animal, he stated hiring knowledgeable butcher on minimal fees was one other herculean job.

Afghan refugees have additionally jumped in KP cities by receiving orders on comparatively cheaper fee than locals.

Following excessive charges of butchers, many voters have determined to slaughter sacrificial animals themselves regardless of scorching warmth and instances of lumpy pores and skin illness.

Director, Livestock and Dairy Improvement KP, Dr Aftab  Ahmad informed APP

that round 100,000 to 150,000 cattle have been being slaughtered in KP on Eidul Azha.

In cities, he stated traits of slaughtering of animals via butchers have been larger than villages.

He stated that round 70 to 80 % cattle are being introduced kind Punjab for sacrifice on Eid days.

The transportation of sacrificial animals to Afghanistan have been main motive behind hike of sacrificial animals costs in KP that wanted to be regulated.

Dr Aftab stated that a number of checkpoints have been established with the help of provincial authorities at varied locations on highways connecting KP with merged districts to manage menace of cattle smuggling.

Dr Aftab stated the division has deployed groups in several cattle markets for monitoring of animals and spraying of pesticides.

Equally, examine posts have been established in any respect the entry factors of the province to examine all animals.

Dr Aftab Ahmad urged the cattle homeowners to make sure cleanliness and use mosquito repellent as security measure for defense of animals from lumpy pores and skin illness moreover adopting precautionary measures throughout slaughtering

He recommended regulation of butchers enterprise and fixation of slaughtering fee of animals occasionally of Eidul Azha.


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Frontier Corps troop kidnapped in South Waziristan discovered useless



PESHAWAR: In a tragic incident, the physique of a Frontier Corps soldier kidnapped from his hometown in Shaktoi village, South Waziristan, was discovered riddled with bullets on Monday.

Naik Muhammad Mehsud had been on go away when he was kidnapped on January 6, the Related Press of Pakistan stated.

The police have begun an investigation to apprehend the perpetrators chargeable for the heinous crime.

Pakistan’s tribal areas have lengthy been residence to militancy, and violence towards civilians and army personnel has been on the rise in current months following the arrival of the Taliban in Afghanistan.

The incident is the newest in a string of assaults towards safety forces within the mountainous area, highlighting the necessity for elevated safety measures and a decision to the continuing battle.

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SPC, Swat Union of Journalists elect office-bearers for 12 months 2023



SWAT: A senior journalist Sherin Zada was elected president of the Swat Press Membership (SPC) whereas Hazrat Ali Bacha was chosen president of the Swat Union of Journalists for the 12 months 2023.

Asmat Ali Akhun was elected vice-president of the Swat Press Membership, Niaz Ahmad Khan common secretary, Ubaid Fazal deputy common secretary, Shaukat Ali joint secretary and Nasir Alam finance secretary.

Shafiullah was chosen vice-president of the union, Salim Ather common secretary, Muhammad Zubair Khan , deputy common secretary, Umar Farooq Khan joint secretary and Iftikhar Ali, finance secretary.Fazal Rahim Khan, Ghafoor Khan Adil, Khurshid Imran, Fazal Khaliq Khan and Muhammad Hayat Chaman have been elected members of the governing physique.On the event , ex-President Swat press membership Syed Shahabuddin  congratulated the brand new cupboard and urged them to make use of their energies for the welfare of journalist neighborhood.

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Consultants for businessmen’s capacity-building to return as much as rising market competitiveness



PESHAWAR: Consultants at a consultative session underscored the necessity for equipping the enterprise group with trendy strategies and strategies for development in industrial sector, underscoring this might not solely assist to satisfy rising competitiveness in native and world markets but additionally stabilize the delicate nationwide financial system.

It’s vital to equip enterprise group with newest expertise and instruments to compete in native as properly world market and produce stability within the nation’ financial system, harassed Muhammad Ishaq, President Sarhad Chamber of Commerce and Business whereas addressing the concluding session of a two-day coaching/consultative session.

The coaching/consultative session titled: “Industrial-Tutorial Linkage –Trainings (WBT) and Placements” was collectively organized by SCCI and Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Technical Training and Vocational Authority (KP-TEVTA), with technical and monetary help of GIZ – the German growth company.

Faiz Muhammad, GIZ/KP TEVTA advisor, elaborated principal aims of the session and apprised the members of rising wants for utilizing trendy instruments and strategies for enterprise and industrial development/upgradation, which, in response to him, has develop into dire want of the hours amid growing competitiveness native and world markets.

Former SCCI president Haji Muhammad Afzal, govt members together with: Haji Ghulam Hussain, Munawar Khurshid, Lala Badshah, Javed Ahmad, Ms Qurtul Ain, All-Pakistan Business Exporters Affiliation Chairman S Minhajuddin, SIE Kohat Affiliation President Wahid Arif Awan, businessmen connected with varied sectors from Peshawar, Nowshera, Mohmand and different elements of the province attended the two-day session.

Ishaq stated the utilization of recent strategies is important for growth of enterprise and industries. He harassed the necessity for taking pragmatic initiatives to rearrange on-jobs coaching and capability constructing periods to boost skilled/technical expertise of human useful resource, workforce to satisfy growing challenges.

The SCCI chief highlighted the significance of on-job coaching and informative periods, saying that such programmes would offer availability of expert and well-trained workforce, human sources.

Ishaq stated whereas retaining in view the eager curiosity and participation of the enterprise group, the SCCI has designed a holistic plan to conduct such coaching periods to boost capability/expertise of the members of the group in future.

He known as for strengthening industry-academic linkages, including that universities/instructional establishments should be centered on growth of pupils’ technical expertise with the intention to compete with the growing market necessities.

The SCCI disclosed the proposed plan would convey constructive modifications by way of which all amenities, incentives and points could be resolved on precedence foundation.



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