Govt working for welfare of farmers: Nawaz Sharif

JHANG: Prime Minister Mian Muhammad Nawaz Sharif on Tuesday said the government was working for welfare of farmers’ community in the country, Aaj News reported.

“If we do not stand by the farmers today then when would we?” he said while addressing cheques distribution ceremony under the PM’s Kissan Package in Jhang.

The prime minister said that despite financial hardships, government had announced an unprecedented huge Kissan Package of Rs341 billion after fair considerations.

He assured that government would facilitate and support the farmers and would not leave them alone in the hours of need.

“Sympathy cannot be attained through chanting slogans and lavishing statements but through helping people,” the PM said.