Bahawalpur (Web Desk): Prime Minister Imran Khan on Wednesday said it is his vision to support farmers, enabling them to increase their income, which is critical to decrease poverty, bring down prices of essential items, and reduce inflation in the country.
Addressing Farmers' Convention in Bahawalpur the premier said that the government is providing direct subsidy to farmers through Kissan Card to procure agri inputs.
“We have to help farmers by providing them fiscal assistance and technological support,” PM Imran said, adding that the government believes in encouraging research in the agriculture sector to increase per acre yield.
The prime minister assured the farmers to extend all possible assistance to them to bring prosperity to Pakistan.
On the occasion, the prime minister also distributed Kissan Cards among the farmers.
PM Imran also appreciated performance of the Islamia University Bahawalpur in promoting the culture of research, especially in the field of agriculture.