Bosan urges quick implementation of subsidy on phosphate fertilizer scheme

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ISLAMABAD, Mar 24 (APP): Minister for National Food Security and Research, Sikandar Hayat Khan Bosan presided over a meeting here on Thursday to review the status of subsidy on phosphate fertilizer and decided to formulate a sub-committee for quick implementation of the scheme. Dealers, members Federal Board of Revenue (FBR) and importers attended the meeting. The members reviewed the current status of the scheme and its implications.The Minister inquired about the availability of subsidized fertilizers and told the participants that government wanted that the scheme should directly benefit the farmers and the dealers and middlemen should not exploit the poor farmers.