SIALKOT - The Kissan Board Pakistan on Tuesday feared 10 per cent decline in per acre yield and Rs4,000 increase in the expenditure of per acres cultivation due to imposition of 16 per cent Revised General Sales Tax on agricultural products by the federal government. Addressing a meeting of local farmers and growers at village Gillaanwali, KBP Central President Sardar Zafar Hussain Khan expressed grave concerns over the nasty situation, saying that neither an MNA nor an MPA had raised voice against the RGST. He said that farmers were the backbone of the countrys economy. He said that the KBP would start its nation-wide anti-government peaceful and silent agitation by suspending the supply of their agricultural products to local markets to protest against the government.On this occasion, President Kissan Board Pakistan Punjab Ch. Muhammad Sadiq Tatla urged the government to announce special subsidy on pesticides, fertilisers and farm machinery and wave off the anti-farmers RGST to boost the agriculture sector of the country. Moreover, the Pakistan International Freight Forwarding Association rejected 6 per cent service tax on turnover and 16 per cent sales tax by the Sindh government on the freight industry, urging the government to wave off these taxes so that the industry might flourish.Having been inaugurated the newly-established PIFFA regional office, PIFFA Central Chairman Malik Mueen Ahmed was talking to the media. He announced to establish an international-standard training institute in the district for the local freight forwarders. He urged the government to make special efforts to resolve problems of the industry. He said that the industry had a huge potential, seeking government patronage to boost it.