Minister for National Food Security and Research, Khusro Bakhtiar says the government is committed to provide full support to the farmers to increase the agricultural productivity.
Talking to President Pakistan Kissan Ittehad, Khalid Mehmood Khokhar who called on him in Islamabad, he said the price of 50 Kg Urea bag has been reduced by 375 rupees to provide relief to the farmers in line with vision of the government and now it will be available at 1665 rupees.
Khusro Bakhtiar said development and modernization of agriculture sector is high priority of the Government which is evident from initiation of various agriculture programmes.
During the meeting, issues of cotton crop and electricity supply to the farmers were also discussed.
Source: Radio Pakistan