Federal ministers strongly resent the government’s agricultural policies
ISLAMABAD: Federal ministers have expressed their displeasure over the government’s agricultural policies.
Ghulam Sarwar Khan and other members of the National Assembly’s special committee on agriculture expressed outrage. Ghulam Sarwar Khan said that imported wheat was costing Rs 2,400, giving Rs 1,800 to his landlord. Is heard In a meeting of the National Assembly Special Committee on Agricultural Products chaired by Speaker National Assembly Asad Qaiser, Dr. Fehmida Mirza said that we all know where 90% of agricultural development loans go, the agricultural sector did not get any relief, DAP The price of fertilizer has gone up to Rs 5,000, on which Finance Minister Hamad Azhar said that fertilizer has become more expensive under international prices and the subsidy price also affects the price of flour.
Food Security Minister Fakhr Imam said that a summary was brought for the subsidized price of cotton but it was not accepted. Committee member Shandana Gulzar said that loans would be given at 5% interest under the successful farmers program. Usman Dar, Special Assistant for Youth Affairs, said that under the successful farmer program, tractors would be available at 3% interest and 5% interest would be charged for advisory from one to two and a half crore.