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Agriculture backbone of Pakistan’s economy: PM

  • Agriculture is the backbone of national economy and the government has taken a series of measures to promote the agriculture sector in the country said Prime Minister Raja Pervez Ashraf on Monday. At a meeting with President Zarai Taraqiati Bank Limited (ZTBL) Ehsan Ul Haq and Chairman Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) Zaka Ashraf he said pro-agriculture policies of his government have yielded positive results and today Pakistan was exporting wheat. He said the provision of tractors to farmers on subsidised prices and increasing the support prices of the agricultural commodities and the recent approval by the Cabinet for flat electricity rates for tube-wells have improved the life and standard of poor farmers. The ZTBL president briefed the Prime Minister on issues pertaining to the bank. app

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