Nigerian High Commissioner calls on Bhagwant Mann
CM reiterates commitment to make agriculture a profitable venture
Chandigarh, October 20:- Punjab Chief Minister Bhagwant Mann today batted for strong collaboration between Nigeria and Punjab in varied fields.
The Chief Minister, while interacting with Nigerian High Commissioner to India Ahmed Sule, said that there was a huge scope of mutual benefit for both Nigeria and Punjab. He said that strengthening of ties between Nigeria and Punjab is need of the hour to ensure that both script a new success story. Bhagwant Mann advocated that Nigeria and Punjab should explore more feasibility of opening new vistas of mutual cooperation amongst them.
The Chief Minister said that Punjab is an agrarian economy and his single point agenda is to make agriculture a profitable venture by reducing the input costs. He said that his government is already making strenuous efforts to supplement the income of farmers adding that no stone is being left unturned for this noble cause. Bhagwant Mann further said that efforts are also afoot to reduce the ever increasing costs of agriculture so as to bail farmers from the crisis.
Meanwhile, the Chief Minister said that efforts will be made to enhance mutual collaborations in field of import-export of agriculture implements. Likewise, he also said that feasibility of increasing trade based on crops and fertilisers will also be explored. Bhagwant Mann said that it is the need of hour to benefit the farmers of the state through mutual collaboration between Nigeria and Punjab.