Government imports 0.35 mn tons Urea: National Assembly told

ISLAMABD: The government has imported 0.35 million tons Urea from different countries to ensure uninterrupted supply of Urea to farmers on subsidized rates, Parliamentary Secretary for Industries Pir Haider Ali Shah told National Assembly on Thursday.
Responding to a calling attention notice, he said that local Urea industry is not meeting the required demand of Urea due to shortage of gas, therefore, the government has imported 0.35 million tons Urea.

He said the government is endeavouring to ensure gas supply from Iran, besides taking measures to make the close gas plant functional.

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