Lodhran :Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif announced on Friday a Rs2.5 billion development package for Lodhran and vowed swift implementation of the Kisan relief package.
He addressed at Kissan relief package ceremony and distributed cheques among farmers under the Prime Minister’s Kissan Package.
The Prime Minister said the government has announced Kissan Package worth 341 billion rupees unprecedented in the history of the country.
He said those who claimed love for the farmers have caused delay in the implementation of the package.
Prime Minister announced multiple development projects and grant of Rs250 million for Lodhran district. He also announced two-degree colleges in Lodhran. He also announced to build two new flyovers and a new connecting road from Lodhran to Khanewal.
Speaking on the occasion, Minister for agriculture and food security Sikandar Hayat Bosan said the government has initiated several schemes to facilitate the small farmers and boost agriculture out-put.
Earlier, the prime minister distributed cheque among the farmers amounting 85 billion rupees.
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