Govt committed to make country self-sufficient in food production: PM

Staff Reporter

Prime Minister Imran Khan has said that the incumbent government is committed to make the country self-sufficient in food production.

This was stated by him on Tuesday during a meeting with Minister for Food Security Fakhar Imam who briefed him about the expected increase in the production of crops of rice, sugarcane, corn and cotton.

Premier Imran Khan said the government was ensuring implementation of agriculture transformation plan to modernize the sector.

Minister Food Security informed the prime minister about the reforms brought by the ministry in the sectors of livestock and fisheries.

The prime minister was told that improvements were being introduced in the reproduction of live stock, supply of food and provision of health facilities.

He was apprised about the reforms that were being introduced in the research institutions for further increase in the production of crops.

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