QUETTA: President Dr Arif Alvi has underlined the necessity for utilizing public-private partnership for bettering the agriculture sector in Balochistan, saying the province has immense potential for progress of agriculture.
Talking at a gathering held at Governor Home on Friday, he stated for introducing trendy strategies in several fields of agriculture an in depth coordination and assist ought to be sought from Suparco (Area and Higher Environment Analysis Fee).
President Alvi prompt that technical help ought to be sought from Suparco for getting well timed details about varied crops grown within the province. He known as for growth of an IT utility by the federal authorities for agricultural info.
Balochistan Governor retired Justice Amanullah Khan Yasinzai, federal Minister for Nationwide Meals Safety and Analysis Fakhar Imam, provincial ministers Mir Saleem Ahmed Khosa and Noor Mohammad Dummar, Chief Secretary retired Captain Fazeel Asghar, Agriculture Secretary Kambar Dashti, the principal secretary to the governor and different senior officers attended the assembly.
Mr Imam briefed the assembly on alternatives within the agriculture sector in Balochistan.
President Alvi stated that public-private partnership ought to be inspired for bringing enchancment within the agriculture sector and the federal authorities’s billion timber plantation venture could possibly be used for promotion of agriculture in Balochistan.
He stated there have been ample alternatives for growth of agriculture, fishing and livestock within the province. “There is a need for taking steps on a war footing in the right direction for the development of these sectors,” he stated, hoping that correct and prudent use of accessible water assets may assist in making plans for sustainable agricultural growth.
The president stated there was an enormous demand for Halal meat internationally, together with China. Pakistan may earn good revenues by means of export of Halal meat, however for this there was a necessity for giving particular consideration to the livestock sector, he added.
He stated expert manpower was required to realize the objectives of agricultural growth. For this function, he added, companies could possibly be availed from the Nationwide Abilities College.
He stated that other than agriculture, the progress made below the Public Sector Improvement Programme within the province may simply be monitored by means of satellite tv for pc photographs.
Revealed in Daybreak, October 24th, 2020