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Govt working hard on biotechnology, crop diversification for food security: Fakhar Imam

July 4, 2020 | | Share:

Minister for National Food Security Fakhar Imam has said that government is working hard in applying genetic engineering, crop diversification and biotechnology in agriculture sector to ensure food safety in the country.

Speaking to PTV news channel, he said there is a dire need to move towards precision agriculture technology, big data and quality assurance to meet international quality parameters.

The Minister said the government would take all-out measures to facilitate the farmers as development of the agriculture sector was among its priorities.

 

Source: Radio Pakistan

Category: Legal & Politics