Next season: Committee to set cotton crop target

Published: February 13, 2015

ISLAMABAD: The Federal Cotton Committee (FCC) will meet on February 19 to fix the crop sowing targets for the next season (2015-16) and take stock of cotton production last year. Officials of federal ministries including national food security and research, textile industry and planning and development will attend the meeting, a top official of the Ministry of Textile Industry revealed. Cotton Commissioner Dr Khalid Abdullah said that the Indus River System Authority will present the water supply situation during the season while the meteorological office will apprise the meeting of the weather forecast and the precautionary measures for the crop to get the maximum output.

Published in The Express Tribune, February 13th,  2015.

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