The Federal Minister for Industries & Production, Rana Tanveer Hussain, chaired a Fertilizer Review Meeting in Islamabad on April 15, 2024.

A review meeting of the Fertilizer Review Committee was held under the chairmanship of Rana Tanveer Hussain Federal Minister for M/o Industries & Production and M/o National Food Security & Research. Federal Secretary M/o National Food Security & Research Capt (R) Muhammad Asif and Federal Secretary M/o Industries & Production Mr. Waseem Ajmal Chaudhry also attended.

Purpose of the meeting to evaluate the demand and supply of Urea and DAP fertilizer for Kharif season.

Federal Minister Rana Tanveer was informed that Demand for Urea fertilizer for Kharif season 2024 is 3.6% higher than last year. The Minister directed that to ensure availability of Urea and DAP fertilizer to the farmers. It was shared that Ministry of Industries & Production is monitoring the availability and production of fertilizer with the provincial governments.

The Minister said that the government is committed to the welfare and improvement of agriculture and is ensuring integrated measures for agricultural development and prosperity of farmers. All resources will be utilized. Gas supply will be ensured for fertilizer plants. Fertilizers manufacturing industries will increase production of fertilizers on priority basis, the meeting was informed.

The development of the country is linked to the development of industries and agriculture, said Rana Tanveer Hussain.