SAHWIAL: Punjab Minister for Zakat and Ushr Malik Nadeem Kamran has said that the government was acting upon a comprehensive plan which would pave the way for prosperity. During a prize distribution ceremony held here, he said that the government would steer the nation out of terrorism and lawlessness. He said that the Youth Festival was an important step to promote the abilities of the youth who successfully proved their talent.

He congratulated the players of Sahiwal Division on their good performance in the festival. He said that the players established a record by winning 13 gold medals, 8 silver medals and 21 bronzes. MNA Munir Azhar and acting commissioner Dr Sajid Mehmood were also present.

KITCHEN GARDENING: District Officer Agriculture Javed Iqbal said that farmers can reduce their expenditures by adopting kitchen gardening scheme.

Addressing a gathering of growers during an exhibition of potatoes under the auspices of Fauji Fertilisers Company, he lauded the role of FFC in development of agri sector. FFC Regional Manager Muhammad Ali Janjua in his address said that FFC was not only providing facilities for the growers but also imparting guidance for promotion of the sector.–Staff Reporter