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Farmers’ welfare top priority

NOORPUR THAL: The Punjab government has been utilizing all out resources for the welfare of farming community as agriculture is considered the backbone of national economy. Khushab District Officer (Agriculture) Rana Khan Bahadur Javed stated while addressing a farmers gathering here the other day. “The goal of strong and prosperous economy couldn’t be achieved without strengthening the economy of farmers”, he added. He claimed that 70 percent of the country’s population is attached with the agriculture sector. He pointed out that agriculture has direct relations with employment as it increases job opportunities. DDO Agriculture Dr Sajjad Hussain was also present on the occasion.

Source: The Nation

Byline: Reporter

November 10, 2016

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