Federal Minister for Industries and Manufacturing Makhdoom Khusro Bakhtiar on Wednesday informed officers of the Petroleum Division to make sure provide of re-gasified liquefied pure gasoline (RLNG)/ domestically produced gasoline to fertiliser vegetation to allow them to fulfill the urea manufacturing goal.
“This may guarantee well timed availability of fertilisers to farmers and improve the agricultural output to fulfill the requirement of meals crops within the nation,” the minister stated whereas chairing a gathering to debate the demand for urea through the upcoming Rabi sowing season.
Representatives of the fertiliser trade and senior officers of the Petroleum Division, Finance Division and Ministry of Nationwide Meals Safety and Analysis attended the assembly.
Bakhtiar was knowledgeable that the requirement of urea was estimated at round 3.2 million tonnes through the upcoming Rabi sowing season, which might be met via home manufacturing.
In the course of the assembly, the minister famous that the home manufacturing of fertiliser would slash urea imports and can be an enormous reduction for the stability of funds.
“Furthermore, it is going to guarantee availability of fertiliser at inexpensive costs to the farmers,” the minister stated.
Revealed in The Categorical Tribune, September 9th, 2021.