BAHAWALPUR: Prime Minister Imran Khan will launch Punjab Kissan Card scheme at a ceremony to be held here on Wednesday (today).
This was stated by Dr Shehbaz Gill, the special assistant to PM (SAPM) on political communication, in a press conference at the Commissioner’s Office on Tuesday. He was accompanied by Punjab Minister for Agriculture Syed Hussain Jahania Gardezi. The launching ceremony of Kissan cards is expected to be held at the Islamia University Bahawalpur’s Baghdadul Jadid campus. Dr Gill said the PTI government was taking measures to resolve the problems of the farmers and it would hold farmers’ conventions across the country. He stated the farmers would get direct subsidies from the government.
Chief Minister Usman Buzdar reached here on Tuesday.
It is learnt that the PM will inaugurate national cotton breeding institute, inter-cropping research centre, solar power project at the IUB and a nursing college and a cricket pavilion at Dring Stadium.
Published in Dawn, August 11th, 2021
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