Agri Sikandar Hayat Khan Bosan Visits NARC

September 12, 2013 Off By Web Desk

Islamabad: “Modern Agricultural knowledge and expertise should reach the doorstep of the farmers and growers in order to extract maximum agricultural output”, Sikandar Hayat Khan Bosan Federal Minister for Ministry of National Food Security & Research said this while visiting National Agriculture Research Center NARC.

The federal minister, during his visit, inspected Grain Quality Testing Lab GQTL, which was recently accredited by Pakistan National Accreditation Council PNAC, to undertake testing of wheat and rice grains to check their quality and other characteristics.

Mr. Bosan also visited Agricultural & Biological Research Institute at NARC wherein he inspected variety of agricultural machinery products and tools.

Speaking on the occasion, the federal minister emphasized that steps should be taken to provide farmers with proper and suitable agricultural tools keeping in view the agricultural needs of the country. The minister also met the agricultural scientists and researchers and appreciated their work.

Seerat Asghar Jaura Secretary National Food Security, Malik Zahoor Ahmad Director General NAPHIS, Iftikhar Ahmad Chairman PARC and other senior officials of the ministry also accompanied the federal minister during the visit.