Growers to be taken onboard over wheat price issue: Nasir

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Staff Reporter

Sindh Minister for Information and Local Government Nasir Hussain Shah has said that the Sindh government would fix wheat support price only after consultation with the growers. He said that Sindh government had always taken care of the growers and this time also the growers would be taken into confidence before fixing the wheat support price. He added that this during a meeting of a committee set up by the Sindh cabinet to address the issues related to wheat procurement and fixing wheat support price. Sindh Minister for Food & Minority Affairs, Har Ram, Sindh Minister for Agriculture, Muhammad Ismail Rahu, President Sindh Abadgar Board, Abdul Majeed Nazamani, Secretary Culture and other relevant officials of the Agritulture Department attended the meeting. Nasir Hussain Shah said that the Sindh Cabinet had formed this committee for the purpose that the growers should be taken into confidence before fixing the support price of wheat crop, so that they would not have any complaints later on.