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Govt expects bumper wheat with 24m tons

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article image STAFF REPORT IBD: Pakistan is expected to produce 24 million tons of wheat this year that can satisfy the needs of the country in terms of quantity but wheat support price has been fixed at Rs. 1050 per 40 kgs.Though the target of 25 million tons of wheat production seems not to be achieved, yet 24 million tons would be enough for the whole year. Masses would have to pay the inflationary prices of staple food while farmers would get no significant benefit as well, experts were of the view.There…Read More