ECC approves import of fertiliser from China: Fawad


ISLAMABAD:

Federal Minister for Information Fawad Chaudhry on Thursday introduced that the Economic Coordination Committee (ECC) has accredited the import of 150,000 tonnes of fertiliser from China.

The minister made the announcement via his official Twitter deal with and acknowledged that the primary cargo of 50,000 tonnes of fertiliser will arrive from China on February 10.

“600,000 tonnes of local fertiliser will also come into the market in January,” he added.

Fawad highlighted that regardless of the excessive costs of fertilisers within the international market, Pakistani farmers won’t face a scarcity of the commodity.

His announcement comes two days after the federal government directed the inside ministry to deliver the individuals concerned in urea smuggling to justice and suggested the farmers in opposition to panic shopping for, reassuring them that there was an ample quantity of fertiliser within the nation.

Read: Fertiliser being bought to farmers at premium

The resolution got here throughout a gathering of the federal cupboard on Monday, whereby the members of the cupboard voiced issues in regards to the deteriorating concern of the shortage of urea fertiliser.

Minister for Industries and Production Khusro Bakhtiar knowledgeable the cupboard that because of the enormous distinction in home and international costs of urea, hoarders and sellers had been interfering and making an attempt to make a revenue.

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