Agriculture promotion is amongst top priority of government: Ishaq Dar

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Staff Report ISD: Finance Minister, Ishaq Dar said in inaugural session of two day International conference focusing on “Innovative Agricultural Financing” that government is intending to instigate a credit facility for low income farmers in order to swell the agricultural growth.

He further added that in government priority list, agriculture is one of the foremost sectors in which it is taking keen interest in enhancing agricultural productivity as well ensuring food security by setting up advance farming techniques.

He informed the participants that the government had enhanced agriculture credit up to Rs. 500 billion.

He also highlighted the requirement of diversification of crops and termed it crucial to meet the international market needs and compete accordingly.


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