[Business Recorder 20 April, 2019]

ISLAMABAD: It was officially stated from the Ministry of National Food Security and Research that the damage caused to standing crops due to heavy rains is moderate and there is no likelihood of food insecurity or emergency situation thereof. The losses suffered by the farmers are indeed painful news and Federal Minister for National Food Security & Research Sahibzada Mehboob Sultan has reiterated that the government is doing its best to estimate the damage and monitor financial and human loss and relief would soon be announced for the affected farmers, says a press release issued here on Friday.