MNFSR presents proposal to Finance Minister
May 27th, 2015 | Ahsan Jamil | No Comments
Staff Report ISB: In a meeting chaired by Finance Minister Ishaq Dar this week; he was briefed in detail by Seerat Asghar, Secretary Ministry of National Food Security and Research (MNFSR) about the zones which require focus of the government at large.
Minister said that the proposals put forth by the Ministry were all aimed at guaranteeing food security for the people at large and measures through which agriculture yield could be enhanced.
He said the government would focus categorically on agriculture and food sector in the next budget also to ensure agriculture productivity and food security. He said that uprising farmers community was government’s foremost priority.
The notable dignitaries who attended the meeting included Secretary Finance, Waqar Masood, Rana Assad Amin, Member National Assembly, Zahid Hamid, Chairman FBR, Tariq Bajwa, Advisor Finance Division and additional secretary to minister for finance, Tariq Mehmood Pasha also attended the meeting.
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