Impose Agriculture Emergency
Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf promised in their 100 days agenda:
Launch PTI’s agriculture policy to increase farmer profitability; reduce taxes on diesel; introduce regenerative agriculture and weed management; encourage a change in crop-mix; and optimise subsidy programmes along with other initiatives.
Below are the actions by Imran Khan and his Governance as a step towards fulfilling this promise:
Following an unimpressive performance of the agriculture sector during the tenure of previous government, the new Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) administration has decided to declare an agriculture emergency under its first 35 initiatives’ programme in a bid to ensure that farmers make more profit.
A senior official of the Ministry of National Food Security and Research told The Express Tribune that the government had formed a task force for the agriculture sector comprising Finance Minister Asad Umar, Adviser on Commerce, Textile and Industry Abdul Razak Dawood and Minister for Foreign Affairs Shah Mahmood Qureshi.
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