ISLAMABAD: Finance Minister Ishaq Dar has directed to maintain strategic reserves of fertilizer at all times to ensure food security in the country.
He gave these directions while chairing a meeting in Islamabad to review the fertilizer stock position in the country in view of the forthcoming cropping season.
The Minister was briefed on the fertilizer production and inventory position in the country.
Managing Director Fauji Fertilizer Company Ltd (Retd) Lt. Gen Shafqaat Ahmed apprised the Minister on the critical role being played by the Fauji Fertilizer Company (FFC) in meeting the country’s fertilizer requirements and thanked the Minister for government’s full support to the fertilizer industry and FFC.
The Minister appreciated the contribution of FFC in ensuring stability in supply of fertilizer in the country and assured that the government will continue to provide across the board facilitation to the industry.