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Sibi growers assured of ‘quick revival’ of farm sector

Updated February 08, 2019

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"Balochistan government has given importance to development of Agriculture Department," says provincial minister. — File photo
"Balochistan government has given importance to development of Agriculture Department," says provincial minister. — File photo

DERA MURAD JAMALI: Provincial Minister for Agriculture Engineer Zamrak Khan Piralizai on Thursday assured members of the market committee Sibi that the issues being faced by farmers would be resolved on a priority basis.

“Sibi division has a significant importance regarding agricultural development and the government is helping in research,” he said during a visit to Sibi.

Regarding effects of drought on agriculture sector, the minister said the government will utilise all available resources to provide relief to drought-stricken farmers for rehabilitation of farming sector which serves as the backbone of the provincial economy.

“The government of Balochistan has given importance to development of Agriculture Department and the establishment of Market Committee so as to help farmers sell their products,” Engr Zamrak said.

“Experts are sharing their research work with the government for utilisation of provincial land for agriculture while the Water Management Department too is helping farmers in saving water,” he added.

He pledged support to the staff of Agricultural Dep­artment with an assurance to address all their problems.

Published in Dawn, February 8th, 2019