The Prime Minister of Pakistan, Shehbaz Sharif, on Monday has taken part in the national seminar on agriculture and food security. Following the participation, PM Sharif held talks on several topics concerning the agriculture sector as well as food security.
During the seminar, Prime Minister Sharif has delivered address, calling, Agriculture sector as the “backbone” of the Pakistan’s economy. Noting to which, PM Sharif, said that, “The government is taking all necessary steps for the development of agriculture and the prosperity of farmers in the country. The government will take full advantage of the recently established Special Investment Facilitation Council (SIFC) in agriculture as well as in all sectors.”
At the same time, PM Sharif also emphasized on the Green Pakistan initiative, to which, he said that, “Green Pakistan Initiative will prove to be the second big green revolution for Pakistan. This second Green Revolution will open the way of development for Pakistan, God willing.”
It is to be noted that, Army Chief General Syed Asim Munir has also taken part in the seminar as the guest of honor. During this hour, General Munir has also delivered the public address, assuring that Pakistan army will fulfill the aspirations of the Pakistan in all of the initiatives under the SIFC, like the Green Pakistan initiative.
Notably, the seminar was attended by federal ministers, chief ministers of Sindh and Punjab, chief secretaries of all four provinces, agricultural experts, senior military officers and a large number of farmers from across the country.
Along with this, it is also to be noted that, international guests, diplomats as well as investors from Britain, Italy, Spain, China, Bahrain, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, Turkey and other countries also participated in the seminar.
Moreover, experts from the fields of agriculture, textile, leather and livestock sectors have appreciated the special attention given by the government and the Pakistan army to the development of agriculture. They have also appreciated the innovation, public-private partnership and the initiative to bring economic benefits to the small farmer.