ISLAMABAD -- Federal Minister for Planning, Development and Special Initiative Asad Umar on Friday announced that there was no shortage of urea fertilizer in the country and efforts were underway to bring down its prices, media reported.
The federal minister on Friday chaired a meeting of officials from National Food Security and Research department to obtain a briefing on current status of the urea fertilizer availability in the country.
The officials briefed during the meeting that they have enough stock of urea and DAP. 'There is no shortage of the fertilizers and fake news is being spread to give impression of rising urea prices in the country,' they said.
The minister said that plans were underway to further decrease the prices of fertilizers in the country. He also directed the department to keep a close eye at the prices of urea in the country.
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