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Country’s economy growing rapidly despite COVID-19: Fawad
December 09, 2021

Minister for Information and Broadcasting Chaudhary Fawad Hussain says the economy of the country is growing rapidly despite Corona pandemic due to prudent and effective policies of the government.

Addressing a news conference in Islamabad on Thursday, along Food Minister Syed Fakhar Imam, he said it is expected that the country will continue its GDP growth with 5 percent during this fiscal year.

He said the sales of tractors, vehicles and other agricultural machinery have been increased.

Speaking on the occasion, the Food Minister said the country has witnessed record agri-production due to agricultural policy framework of the Prime Minister. He said that special focus is also being paid to standard agricultural education in the country. He said special focus is need to be paid on standard research and technical training.

He said that the production of wheat was 27.5 million ton last year while the production of cotton 9 million bales.