09-06-2014 01:59 AM | Pakistan

Livestock, dairy farming backbone of economy, says Shahbaz

Punjab Chief Minister Muhammad Shahbaz Sharif has said that livestock and dairy farming sector is the backbone of national economy and it can be strengthened with the co-operation of private sector. He said that Punjab government has adopted an effective strategy for the development of livestock sector as it can help overcome problems like poverty and unemployment.

He said that a large portion of rural population is associated with livestock and dairy sector and promotion of this sector can strengthen rural economy.

He was presiding over a high level meeting here Sunday which reviewed various measures for livestock and dairy development. The Chief Minister said that livestock, dairy farming and agriculture are important sectors of national economy.
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