Government to import 0.7 million tonnes fertiliser for Rabi crops

ISLAMABAD: The government has decided to import 0.7 million tonnes of fertiliser for Rabi crops to meet the domestic requirements of agriculture sector.

Decision to this affect was made in a meeting chaired by Senior Federal Minister for Industries Chaudhry Pervez Elahi. Advisor to the Prime Minister on Industries, Muhammad Bashrat Raja, Federal Secretary Industries Aziz Ahmad Bilour, Federal Secretary Finance Dr Waqar Masood Khan, Federal Secretary Commerce Zafar Mehmood, Chairman National Fertiliser Corporation of Pakistan Muhammad Khalid Malik, Managing Director National Fertiliser Marketing Limited and Chairman Trading Corporation of Pakistan (TCP) and representatives of Ministry of Petroleum and Natural resources attended the meeting.

It was decided 0.7 million tonnes of fertiliser would be imported through TCP to be distributed to the farming community as input for Rabi crops.

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