ISLAMABAD : Federal Minister for National Food Security and Research, Sikandar Hayat Khan Bosan said on Friday that technologies developed by the PARC must reach farmers so they could contribute to the economy and food security. He sated this while visiting the NARC Chak Shahzad here. Seerat Asghar, Secretary, Ministry of National Security and Research (NFSR&) and Malik Zahood Ahmed, Director General, National Animal, Plant and Health Inspection Services (NAPHIS) and other high officials of the ministry were also accompanied the Minister.

 during this visit.

Bosan stressed the scientists that an effective mechanism must be devised in collaboration with provincial agricultural institutions for dissemination of new knowledge to end users to get positive results of our efforts.

He also urged the agricultural scientists that olive cultivation and its extraction will play a tremendous role in the economy; therefore the scientists should work hard for production of Olive.

Bosan while inspecting the cotton and other crop experiments farm field area at NARC appreciated the agricultural scientists’ efforts for producing various varieties of crops including horticultural crops.