Saturday, February 4

Tag: Provincial Minister for Agriculture

(City): Minister urges Centre to impose agricultural emergency in Sindh

Karachi:Provincial Minister for Agriculture Muhammad Ismail Rahu said Tuesday that recent rains had destroyed millions of acres of crops, but the federation had not made any announcement or statement in this regard as 70 to 90 percent of crops in 15 districts of Sindh had been destroyed. He said this while addressing a press conference at Sindh Assembly Building on the recent rains in the province and the damage done to agriculture. The minister further said that rains in Sindh had destroyed cotton, rice, chili, tomato and other crops. He asked the federal government to impose an agricultural emergency in the Sindh province. Rahu said that 75 percent cotton was damaged in Tando Allahyar, MirpurkKhas 80, Umerkot 80, Jamshoro 15 and Hyderabad 30. The provincial minister said that sugar...