Finance Minister Hafeez Sheikh has reiterated the government’s firm commitment to market agriculture sector through effective and speedy implementation of Agriculture Transformation Plan (ATP).

Chairing a gathering in Islamabad today (Monday), he urged the concerned authorities to return up with clear action plan along side timelines and responsibility matrix to finalize different proposals including those relating agri loans and their swift processing.

He constituted a five member committee to finish the task.

Earlier, the meeting reviewed progress on the directions of the Prime Minister to reinforce agriculture credit for the farming sector.

It was recommended to form Agriculture, Commercial & Industrial Purposes Act 1973 simpler by bringing amendments for swift processing of agriculture loans.

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