Agriculture Dept backbone of our provincial economy: Ahmed Ali

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QUETTA (APP)- Balochistan Caretaker Minister of Industry and Commerce, Excise and Taxation and Energy, Prince Ahmed Ali Ahmadzai on Thursday said that the agriculture sector is the backbone of our provincial economy which could not be ignored under any circumstances.

As 70 percent of the population’s livelihood is related to this sector, steps are being taken under comprehensive planning for its improvement, he said.

He said that due to drought and load shedding of electricity, the difficulties faced by our landlords and farmers while the provincial government is fully aware of this.

The Minister said that the provincial government under the leadership of Caretaker Chief Minister Mir Ali Mardan Khan Domki is taking concrete steps for a sustainable solution to this issue in the jurisdiction of the provincial government.

Prince Ahmed Ali Ahmadzai said that there is a need to develop the agricultural sector on modern lines to provide manpower so that water is not wasted and the landowners and farmers get full and better fruits of their labor.

He said that our province has also been badly affected by climate change, massive action is needed to tackle climate change.

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