ISLAMABAD, Pakistan: Prime Minister Imran Khan has said that the incumbent government is building a partnership with China to import the latest agriculture technology to enhance the yield.
Talking to a delegation of Kissan Ittehad in Islamabad on Friday, the prime minister said that the government will take all-out measures to facilitate the farmers as the development of the agriculture sector is among its priorities.
The prime minister said that despite tough economic conditions owing to COVID-19 pandemic, the government has given a Rs 50 billion package for the uplift of the agriculture sector.
While lauding the prime minister’s keen interest in the promotion of the agriculture sector, the delegation apprised him of the farmers’ issues including power tariff for tube-wells, fertilizer prices, availability of quality seeds, and crop insurance.
The prime minister directed the ministry concerned to look into the farmers’ demand related to the power tariff of tube-wells.