Awareness session for rice growers held


Agriculture Department has organized a seminar for awareness of rice growers. Malik Nouman Ahmad Langerial Minister for Agriculture Punjab participated as chief guest. Benish Fatima Sahi Additional Secretary (Task Force), Dr. Abid Mahmood Director General Agriculture (Research), Syed Zafaryaab Haider Director General Agriculture (Ext & AR), Rai Mudassar Abbas Deputy Director Agriculture Information along with large gathering of farmers also attended this seminar. On this occasion, Minister for Agriculture Punjab Malik Nouman Ahmad Langerial said that Basmati Rice of Pakistan is popular throughout the World. Pakistan is earning worth of billion rupees through its export. During 2017-18, rice of quantity 2.29 million tonnes were imported and Pakistan get more than $ 1.06 Billion. Minister for Agriculture Punjab has also said that the current regime believe in farmer’s betterment as whole economy depend on Agriculture. Our Government as in accordance to Vision of Prime Minister Imran Khan is launching many program for farmer’s welfare.