MAILSI - Prominent agriculturalist Mian Riaz Ahmad Sandhal has urged the govt to take effective measure to save agricultural sector from destruction.

Addressing a press conference here the other day, he lamented the price of cotton, sugarcane and paddy had fallen to the lowest level. He demanded the price of sugarcane at Rs3,000 per 40kgs, phutti’s at Rs40,000 and paddy’s at Rs1,800.

Sandhal alleged that nature has gifted Pakistan fertile and rich land but due to lack of government’s attention to agriculture sector.

Mian Riaz Ahmad Sandhal  asked the govt to reduce the prizes of diesel and other inputs. Sandhal reiterated his demand for construction of Kala Bagh Dem.