PM vows to give top priority for agriculture sector


KATHMANDU, March 6: Prime Minister Pushpa Kamal Dahal ‘Prachanda’ said that problem of unemployment could be addressed only through the modernization and commercialization of agriculture.

Prime Minister Dahal, today morning, made the statement with a delegation of national milk producers’ society, adding that we should not disparage the importance of agriculture sector.

The delegation of the national milk producers’ society reached the Prime Minister’s official residence in Baluwatar to felicitate PM Dahal for giving top priority for agriculture and animal husbandry and for constituting the National Farmers Commission.

He added that the state has failed to address the issues of agricultural sector despite being the backbone of country’s economy and assured to give special priority for agriculture.

Quoting PM’s saying, Society’s Chairman Ananda Prasad Neure said, “PM Dahal has vowed to take some new decisions within some days to ensure positive changes to the farmers.”

On the occasion, the representatives of the Society drew attention of PM Dahal to establish a powder milk factory in Chitwan, operate veterinary lab services in all districts and give subsidy in customs amount in the imports of agricultural goods. RSS