Govt ensures uninterrupted gas supplies to urea plants: Khusro


Minister for Industries and Production Makhdum Khusro Bakhtyar Thursday said that the government ensured the uninterrupted gas supplies to the urea plants for boosting domestic production for Rabi season.

He said this in a meeting with manufacturers of fertilizer industry, Federal Minister for Food Security Syed Fakhar Imam also present, said a press release issued here.

The meeting reflected upon current stock position and production targets of urea and other fertilizers in month of December 2021.

The Minister noted that the domestic production of urea stood historic around 34 lac tonnes in this year due to prudent and timely measures taken by the government.

While highlighting the notified price of urea, the Minister said that irrespective of escalating global prices of urea amounting Rs 10, 000 per bag, the government had managed successfully to keep price of urea at Rs.1768 per bag for robust cultivation of Rabi crops.

Moreover, the Minister appreciated the cooperation from fertilizer companies to ease out artificial fertilizer crunch and said that collective efforts had helped the district administration to provide urea bag as per notified prices. —APP

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