Govt urged to start wheat procurement

The Pakistan Kisan Board Thursday urged the relevant authorities to start wheat procurement as soon as possible. Addressing a meeting, Kisan Board central vice-president Chaudhry Amanullah Chattha expressed great concern on reluctance of Passco officials of Hafizabad in buying wheat from farmers. He said this attitude of the relevant authorities would create resentment in farmers and cultivators. Chattha called for forthwith start of procurement of wheat to remove grievances of the farmers. Several wheat growers and the board leaders were present on the occasion.