Marketing System For Agri Commodities Being Improved: Minister

Punjab's caretaker Minister for Agriculture, Food, Planning and Development Sardar Tanvir Ilyas Khan Sunday said the government was preparing a roadmap for improving marketing system of agriculture commodities.

After improving the marketing system, the farmers would be able to earn handsome amount against their produce, he said while presiding a meeting of food Department officials here.

He directed the officials to take special care of wheat lying in the open so that it should remain safe. The minister was informed that proper monitoring of markets was being ensured to keep prices of wheat and atta at recommended prices.

The minister stated that the government was also considering to sell wheat to foreign countries and earn foreign exchange. He directed officials to work with dedication so that no one should make complain against them.