PM directs to continue subsidy on fertilizers
Chitral Times Report
ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Muhammad Nawaz Sharif has directed
continuation of provision of subsidy on fertilizers. “Agriculture
is the backbone of our economy and framers must be facilitated to
achieve bumper crops for accelerated GDP growth” PM said.
An amount of Rs 28 Billion was allocated for subsidy on fertilizers
which was shared equally by the Provincial Governments and the
Federal Government. Upon consumption of the entire Rs. 28 billion,
Ministry of National Food Security & Research and Finance Division
had withdrawn further subsidies on fertilizers.
However, the Prime Minister has directed that subsidy on fertilizer
should be continued for benefit of the farming community and
achieving the targets of major crops.