CM chairs meeting to review steps regarding farmers' welfare.


LAHORE -- Chief Minister Punjab Sardar Usman Buzdar chaired a meeting at his office here on Monday, in which steps relating to welfare and protection of the rights of the farmers were reviewed. The meeting also reviewed steps to expedite the industrial process along with review of proposals regarding revision of support prices of wheat and sugarcane. Addressing the meeting, the chief minister said that rights of farmers would be protected by the government as Punjab was an agrarian province and promotion of agro-based economy was a priority of the government. He said the incumbent government had given full reward of hard work of sugarcane and wheat growers and sugarcane farmers would be fully rewarded of their hard work in the next season as well. He said that sugar mills owners would give valid receipts to the sugarcane farmers and no one...

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