Different suggestions regarding procurement campaign for Wheat Purchase year 2017-18 were reviewed in a high level meeting presided over by Chief Minister Shahbaz Sharif, here on Thursday.
While addressing the meeting, Shahbaz Sharif said that by God’s grace we have best wheat crop this year and Pakistan Muslim League-N government will not only take care of the interests of cultivators like before but will also ensure protection for the rights of small cultivators.
He said that middle-man won’t be allowed to exploit farmers and it will be guaranteed that specified profit of Wheat crop be provided to them at all costs.
Seeds will be distributed amongst cultivators under default policy and this distribution process will be carried out at pure merit and transparent basis, he added and directed to provide all necessary facilities to the growers of wheat procurement centres.
CM said that complaint cells will be established at Division, District and Tehsils level and he himself will monitor the wheat procurement campaign.
Provincial Ministers Bilal Yasin, Naeem Akhtar Bhabah, Ayesha Ghaus Pasha, Chief Secretary, Secretary food, Secretary Finance, Secretary agriculture and other concerned officials attended the meeting.
Meanwhile, delegation led by Vice President Mr. Fan Xiaxia, Hauneng group called on Punjab Chief Minister Shehbaz Sharif here today, to discuss matters related to Sahiwal Coal Power Project and operational matters of Coal transportation. Meeting expressed satisfaction over the pace of work and consensus was made to accelerate it further. Chinese delegation ensured to complete the project before stipulated time.
Talking on the occasion Shehbaz Sharif said that this 1320 MW venture is self-exploratory point of reference for diligent work, rapidness and standard and it will set another record of expedient work.
He applauded the efforts of Chinese company for speedy completion of project and congratulated their entire team for it.