Govt committed to facilitate poor farmers: Tarin

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Mohammad Arshad
Islamabad

Federal Minister for Finance and Revenue, Shaukat Tarin, Tuesday, reiterated the firm commitment of the government to facilitate poor farmers by provid-ing them timely inputs in order to boost agricultural productivity.

He was chairing a meeting with the Federal Minister for Energy Hammad Azhar at the Finance Division to review the supply and stocks of Urea fertilizers for the farmers.

Secretary, Ministry of Industries and Production made a detailed presentation about production of Urea fertilizer and also updated about the sufficient stock of fertilizer to cater requirements in the up-coming sowing season.

In his remarks, the Finance Minister reiterated the firm commitment of the gov-ernment to facilitate poor farmers by providing them timely inputs in order to boost agricultural produc-tivity.

The key focus is to revitalize agriculture sector of Pakistan by stimulating rural productivity and farm income, he added.

The Federal Minister for Energy Hammad Azhar affirmed full support and coopera-tion in provision of required inputs to the fertilizer plants on the occasion, keeping in view, the overall position of stocks.

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