Altaf Hamid Rao.
MUZAFFARABAD/ MIRPUR (AJK), (Parliament Times) : Director General Federal Water Management Cell, Kafait Zaman met with the Secretary Agriculture, Live Stock, and Irrigation Shahid Mohiuddin Qadri during his visit to Azad Kashmir here on Thursday.
Speaking at the occasion, DG Federal Water Management Cell, Kafait Zaman said that AJK has rich potential in the agriculture sector. Federal government is trying to utilize this potential for promoting agriculture as a model by equipping it with latest means of technology. Azad Kashmir will witness agricultural revolution by better management of water, and latest means of agriculture. Federal government has a plan to commercialize the agriculture sector of Azad Kashmir so that the agricultural production of Azad Kashmir can be introduced at national and international level, he added.
Secretary Agriculture, Shahid Mohiuddin Qadri said that the cooperation of the federal government for the improvement of the AJK agriculture sector is a good step. Azad Kashmir is already included in the national program regarding agriculture. Further cooperation of the federal government will definitely boost the progress in AJK’s agriculture sector. Agriculture department of AJK will be benefitted by the experiments of the federal government, he further said.
It was decided during the meeting that AJK will be made a model by equipping the water management and agriculture with the latest means of technology.