PARC Chairman praises services rendered by agriculture scientists
October 20, 2012: Due to the hard work of agriculture scientists and introduction of modern technologies, the country is heading towards achieving self-sufficiency in food production. This was stated by Pakistan Agricultural Research Council (PARC) Chairman Dr Iftikhar Ahmad, while addressing senior scientists and employees on the occasion of a party held in honour of former scientists and other employees of the Council here on Friday.
He emphasised on taking necessary measures to minimise non-development expenditure and save available resources of the council in view of the prevailing financial crisis in the country. He said that the provinces and all other stakeholders would be taken on board for chalking out a comprehensive policy on agri sector for sustainable growth. He also said that the council would approach the Ministry of National Food Security and Research and the Ministry of Finance for early release of funds for the completion of on-going research projects.-PR