PESHAWAR  - Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Minister for Agriculture Sardar Ikramullah Khan Gandapore has said that efforts are being made to provide quality seeds to farmers to get more and more crops production in the province.

Addressing a seed distribution ceremony here at the Pakistan Academy for Rural Development (PARD) Peshawar, he said the PTI-led government intends to facilitate farmers at union council level to improve the crops production as well as to bring the production at par with other countries of the world.

He said provision of quality and certified seeds to farmers is inevitable to get more production, adding that projects would be executed in collaboration with the Federal Institute for Seed Certification and Registration (FISCR) to introduce more result-oriented seeds in the market.Meanwhile, the minister distributed 10kg sacks of certified seeds among the farmers and assured them of more govt cooperation. The minister appreciated the efforts of Academy for Rural Development Peshawar in research and training in agriculture sector. The Academy for Rural Development Peshawar in collaboration with Pir Sabaq Farm Nowshera and FISCR has prepared more than 4,000kg quality seeds, enough for more than 250 acres of land.