Islamabad – Staff Reporter:
Development and promotion of agriculture sector is the top most priority of the government. Prosperous farmer is vital for prosperity of the country. The Prime Minister is very keen about the farmers and agriculture sector. The government will address all the issues of farmers and of sectors attached to agriculture. Fertilizers are back bone of the agriculture and have direct impact on prosperity of the farmers. Issues related to fertilizer sector therefore will be addressed with preference. Federal Minister for Finance and Revenue Mr. Shaukat Tarin expressed these views during a meeting with a representative delegation of Fertilizer Manufacturers of Pakistan Advisory Council (FMPAC) lead by Lt. General (Retired) Triq Khan. SAPM Finance and Revenue Dr. Waqar Masood, Chairman FBR and other relevant officers attended the meeting.
The Federal Minister for Finance and Revenue Mr. Shaukat Tareen listened the issues being faced by the Fertilizer sector and directed SAPM (F&R) and Chairman FBR to have separate meeting with representatives of the fertilizer sector and come up with their solutions.