May 22, 2014- Nation
LAHORE - The finance ministry is ignoring agriculture sector in preparation of federal budget, as the finance minister Ishaq Dar, who took a commendable step by convening pre-budget meetings of all stakeholders from industry, business and trade, totally ignored the farming sector, as no farmers’ representative body has so far been consulted in this regard.
The growers’ representatives, while demanding their full representation in pre-budget meetings and…
April 24, 2012: Prime Minister Syed Yousuf Raza Gilani said on Monday the government would provide relief to farming sector and the common man in the budget for 2012-13. In an interaction with print media journalists at the Prime Minister''''s House, Gilani also said that there was consensus among coalition partners on the need for creation of a ''''Seraiki Province''''.
According to him, the government is seriously considering holding local bodies election in the…