After PM Modi’s Push, Middle East’s LuLu Group Starts Importing Kashmiri Apples, Other Commodities

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As an outcome of Prime Minister (PM) Narendra Modi's visit to the United Arab Emirates (UAE) and meeting with prominent NRI business tycoon Yusuffali M A, the latter’s LuLu Group has initiated importing Kashmiri apples, while also placing orders for a host of other commodities, reports Money Control.

The LuLu Group which owns and operates as many as 180 hypermarkets and shopping malls across the Middle East has already taken a shipment of over 200 tonnes of Kashmiri apples, amounting to a total of ten containers.

The Group is all set to also host a 'Kashmir Promotion Week' across the hypermarkets owned by it, wherein the Group will push and promote the high-quality agricultural products from the erstwhile state of Jammu and Kashmir (J&K).

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It has also placed massive orders for saffron from J&K and is set to place orders for rice, walnuts, pulses, and spices from the Kashmir Valley, while also proposing to set up a logistics hub in Srinagar.

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