JI lauds Rs 100 billion Kissan package

MULTAN: Ameer Jamat-e-Islami (JI) Punjab Mian Maqsood Ahmed lauded Punjab government’s package of Rs 100 billion for progress of agriculture sector and farmers.

In a statement issued here, he said 70 percent population of the country was linked with agriculture sector and progress of country was not possible by ignoring this sector.

He said, the announcement of Rs 100 billion for welfare of farmers had cheered the people of agriculture sector.

He said, agriculture was supposed to be the backbone of country’s economy and agriculture package could bring revolution.

He urged the government to give special focus on research development in agriculture department in order to improve production by using latest technology.   APP