The ban on imports of saffron and saffron bulbs from abroad will drive the price of saffron up both locally and on the international market.
The saffron farmers union welcomed the move and say they have sufficient saffron and bulbs which will now help grow the sector.
In this episode host Zarmina Mohammadi discusses the topic with Nasir Azimi deputy head of the union.
Mohammadi also discusses Pakistan’s move to stop Afghanistan apples from being imported into their country. Haji Akhtar Mohammad, head of the fresh fruit exporters union, discusses the problem with Mohammadi.