The authorities is taking steps to enhance the agriculture sector on trendy traces together with digitalisation of land data, mentioned Special Assistant to the Prime Minister on Food Security Jamshed Iqbal Cheema. Talking to a information channel on Saturday, he mentioned that the federal government was specializing in welfare of farmers which might enhance their internet earnings and yield constructive outcomes for total conventional crop productions. According to him, there was immense potential to spice up agriculture, livestock, dairy farming, fisheries and different allied sectors within the nation. “There is a need to work on high value crops,” he mentioned. “The government is taking practical measures under a strong strategy to develop the agriculture sector on modern lines.” Cheema mentioned that improved farm methods and higher agriculture practices had been being promoted whereas land and water administration points had been being addressed on precedence. Under a complete motion plan for addressing meals safety points, the federal and provincial authorities would collaborate to utilise all obtainable sources to modernise agricultural manufacturing and enhance accessibility of the folks to the meals, he added. Replying a query, he mentioned oil costs in Pakistan had been cheaper than the remainder of the area and the world.
Published in The Express Tribune, October 17th, 2021.
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