Agri sector top priority of govt: Jamshed

Staff Reporter

To make aware farmers and common masses of R&D activities, Directorate of Public Relations and Protocol of PARC called on electronic, print and social media groups to acquaint about the agri-research and development activities being carried at National Agricultural Research Centre on Wednesday .

Special Assistant to PM on MNFS&R Mr. Jamshed Iqbal Cheema was the chief guest while Chairman PARC, Dr. Muhammad Azeem Khan; DG NARC, Shamim ul Sibtain Shah, all PARC’s Technical Members, PD’s of PDSP projects i.e Rice, Wheat, Sugarcane, Pulses along with other high officials and scientists were also the participants of this event.

On the occasion, Special Assistant to PM on NFSR said that keeping in view of the vital role of agriculture in the development of country and prosperity of farming community, the agriculture sector is among the top priorities of the present Govt.

Due to hard work of agriculture scientists, there is no deficiency of any food commodity in the country.

He also attributed the progress in agriculture sector to the pro-farmers policies of the present Govt. Chairman PARC, Dr. Muhammad Azeem Khan was of the view that Pakistan Agricultural Research Council is working towards the scientific and technological solutions for addressing the agricultural problems.

The highly efficient agricultural scientists/experts are intensively researching in the areas of climate resilient farming systems, technological transformation and high value crop production.