Agriculture dept utilizing available resources to address farmers' issues in Balochistan: Karim.

QUETTA -- Balochistan Agriculture Department's Spokesperson Abdul Karim Jafar on Monday said that the Department of Agriculture was utilizing all available resources to address the problems of farmers in the province.

In a statement issued here, he said that there were agriculture extension offices at each district level with the aim to address their problems soon for the development of the agriculture sector,

The spokesman said that the news published in the local newspaper regarding the former speaker Balochistan Assembly Jamal Shah Kakar said that the price of wheat in the market was not being decreased and in Nushki, concern has been expressed that the watermelon crop would be damaged in case of lack of water.

For the first time in history, wheat seed worth 2.2 billion rupees was distributed free of cost to the farmers in Balochistan, he said adding that similarly, free seeds were being distributed to 60,000 farmers in respective areas including Naseerabad, Jafarabad, Suhbatpur and Usta Muhammad districts of Naseerabad division for rice crop.

He said...

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