Senate Committee to discuss NFS&R budget proposals

ISLAMABAD: The Senate Standing Committee on National Food Security and Research (NFS&R) will discuss budget proposals pertaining to the Ministry of NFS&R for the fiscal year 2016-17 here on Wednesday.

The committee to be chaired by Syed Muzaffar Hussain Shah is also

scheduled to discuss the budgetary allocations of the ministry and its utilization for the ongoing financial year.

According to Senate notification, Pakistan Agricultural Storage and

Services Corporation Limited (PASSCO) would present report on purchase of wheat from the Sindh provinces.

The matter pertaining to Punjab and Sindh governments premium to progressive wheat farmers would also come up to discussion.

The latest position of the 1400 acres of land of PARC and case pending before Supreme Court is also in the agenda of the committee, the notification added.