PM hails ‘bumper’ wheat crop

The wheat manufacturing this 12 months topped 27.Five million metric tons, the best inside the final 10 years, despite the challenges posed by means of heavy rains and floods closing yr, the Prime Minister’s Office stated in a statement on Sunday.

Chairing a overview assembly at the wheat scenario, Prime Minister Shehbaz Sharif directed the relevant federal government establishments in addition to the provinces to increase their procurement quotas within the wake of a bumper crop.

According to the Prime Minister’s Office, the assembly acquired a briefing on the wheat manufacturing, contemporary reserves, bring-forward reserves, procurement targets, and progress of federal and provincial departments.

Shehbaz applauded the report wheat manufacturing, announcing that this fulfillment made viable by means of the grace of Allah, pleasant seeds, uninterrupted supply of fertiliser, and the well timed decisions of the authorities and its Farmers Package.

“The bumper crop of wheat is a testament to the authorities’s timely decisions and awesome governance,” he stated. “Looking ahead, the government is making ready a approach to growth wheat manufacturing even further next 12 months,” he brought.“With the government’s persisted efforts and the willpower of farmers, Pakistan objectives to keep its function as a main wheat manufacturer,” he stated, congratulating the farmers for his or her difficult paintings and determination to reap the milestone notwithstanding economic problems.

He noted that Pakistan became a wheat importing united states due to the mismanagement of the previous Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) government. The PTI government, he introduced, made farmers to face in long queues for fertilisers.

He advised the federal and provincial establishments to growth procurement goals to allow uninterrupted supply of wheat for the duration of the yr. He also instructed that the assets required to reap the required amount of wheat have to be provided through banks.

He congratulated Food Security Minister Tariq Bashir Cheema and the officials involved, and directed all institutions to increase their targets. The meeting became additionally attended by using the caretaker Punjab minister for industries, and different senior officials.

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