MULTAN (APP): Division Commissioner Bilal Ahmad Butt on Saturday urged the agriculture scientists to introduce new cotton varieties for a better production.
He said that Pakistan, by introducing better varieties, could get place among top four cotton producing countries of the world. He was addressing a seminar in connection with maximum cultivation of cotton crop campaign here. He said that Multan would become hub of cotton production in future and it would achieve the target of 20-25 million cotton bales in the next five years.
MPA Haji Ehsanuddin said on the occasion that there was a lot of potential for more cotton production through introduction of latest technology. Director of Agriculture Extension Rana Ahmad Munir said that agriculture extension department staff was providing guidance to famers for achieving target of sowing cotton crop on six million acres.