PM says certain quarters not digesting economic corridor; launches Credit Guarantee Scheme for small farmers
ISLAMABAD (92 News) – Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif has launched a Credit Guarantee Scheme for small farmers at a ceremony in Islamabad on Thursday.
Speaking on the occasion, he said the scheme is aimed at ensuring trickledown effect of progress and prosperity.
He said there is a complete roadmap for agriculture sector in the election manifesto of the PML-N, which envisages giving it a status of an industry and affording benefits of modern technology to small farmers.
The prime minister said small farmers are currently backward and it is responsibility and priority of the government to improve their fate.
He said that farmers would be advised for agriculture marketing.
“I fully believe in the capabilities of farmers. The energy crisis is affecting every department. We introduced a system to make the youth self-reliant,” he maintained.
The prime minister said that the government was trying to improve life standard in an untraditional way. “We have to change our traditions.”
He claimed that they had achieved great successes in the Zarb-e-Azb opration. “External and internal forces do not want to see progress in Pakistan.”
Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif said that some quarters are not digesting China-Pakistan Economic Corridor.
“We have tried to improve relations with Afghanistan. There should be no sign of terrorism in the region,” he said.
He said that 65 per cent farmers owned only five acres.