Agriculture package to provide relief to farmers: Barjees

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ISLAMABAD, June 3 (APP): Federal Minister for Gilgit Baltistan and Kashmir
Affairs (GB&AJK), Ch. Barjees Tahir Friday said that on the directives of Prime
Minister a special agriculture package has been announced in the budget to
provide relief to the farmers.
Talking to media here at outside the Parliament House, he said the cost of
fertilizer, electricity and machinery related to agriculture has been reduced for
development of agriculture sector of the country.
He said, the government had presented a best budget for the poor people of
the country.
He said, the government is ready to consider the suggestions by the farmers
if they submit during the discussion on budget.
Barjees said, all sectors including health, education, infrastructure,
agriculture and energy have been covered in current budget.