Pakistanis sacrifice animals worth Rs26.5 billion on Eidul Azha: PTA

  • Pakistan Tanners Association says 35% hides are expected to be wasted due to heat and improper curing

KARACHI – Around 8.1 million sacrificial animals were purchased for Rs26.5 billion by Pakistanis this Eidul Azha, claimed Pakistan Tanners Association (PTA) on Tuesday.

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According to the association, around 300,000 cows, 400,000 goats, 1 million sheep and 100,000 camels were sacrificed across the country.

The revenue will face a dip as 35 percent of total hides are expected to be damaged due to heat and improper preservation process.