NAEP to strengthen agriculture, livestock sectors in merged areas: Minister
PESHAWAR: Provincial Minister for Agriculture and Livestock, Mohibullah Khan Thursday said that PTI led government was strengthening agriculture, livestock and fisheries sectors in merged areas under PM’s National Agriculture Emergency Program to improve the socioeconomic conditions of tribesmen.
He was addressing the second session regarding development initiatives in merged districts and assessing the level of outreach and access programs held at Govt Degree College Ekkaghund in Mohmand district as a chief guest.
The session was briefed by Deputy Commissioner Mohmand who explained the development initiatives undertaken by the government in the district.
Members of National and Provincial Assemblies, youth, political leaders, civil society, business community, religious scholars, journalists and tribal elders participated in large number.
Mohibullah Khan said the department of agriculture and livestock was actively pursuing the Prime Minister’s National Agriculture Emergency Program (NAEP) in KP.
He said KP’s three major livestock programs including Feedlot Fattening Project, Save the Calf and Poverty Alleviation through Poultry Development were launched after its inclusion in NEAP in the province.
Poultry program is being extended to merged areas which would be completed in different phases. – APP