Balochistan produces surplus wheat in view of provision of wheat seeds to farmers.

QUETTA -- Balochistan has produced surplus wheat crops in view of the provision of wheat seeds for the cultivation of yield to around 100,000 farmers across the province.

The Balochistan government has provided 400,000 sacks of wheat seeds of worth Rs 2.20 billion to the farmers of the province to achieve its cultivation target, Minister for Agriculture Mir Asadullah Baloch said on Tuesday.

He said the initiative was taken to eliminate the wheat shortage after the recent floods.

The record wheat production was possible by the grace of Allah Almighty, quality seeds, uninterrupted supply of fertiliser and timely decisions of the government, he said.

The government had distributed around 400,000 bags of 50-kilogram wheat free of cost due to which the province has produced more wheat than the...

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