Minister for National Food Security Sikandar Bosan has assured strict implementation on government's decision to reduce prices of fertilizers.

Addressing a news conference in Islamabad on Friday, he said the prices have been reduced after taking into confidence the fertilizer producers and importers.

The Minister said the federal and provincial governments will monitor the prices and strict action will be taken against those selling the fertilizers at enhanced rates.

He said the subsidy on fertilizers is for the farmers of the whole country and it will help cut their cost of production.

To a question, Sikandar Bosan assured speedy payment of compensation announced  for the rice and cotton growers under the Kissan package

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