ISLAMABAD    -    Prime Minister Muhammad  Shehbaz Sharif on Tuesday  said the government would unveil  a historic Kissan package  next week for development of  the agriculture sector. Describing  agriculture as the backbone  of national economy, he said it  was also very important for  socio-economic development  the country. The prime minister,  who held separate meetings  with various delegations  of farmers, directed the committee  of relevant ministers  to present actionable recommendations  for the redressal  of growers’ problems, in consultation  with their representatives  at the earliest. Interior  Minister Rana Sanaullah Khan,  Minister for National Food Security  Tariq Bashir Cheema,  Member of the Provincial Assembly  (Punjab) Rana Mashood  Ahmad Khan and senior  officials concerned were present  in the meetings. The prime  minister expressed his resolve  to provide all possible relief for  the development of agricultural  sector and ensure the welfare  of growers in the light of  the committee’s recommendations  and keeping in view  the country’s current economic  situation. In that respect, he  also announced to unveil the  historic Kissan package during  the Kissan conference to be  held next week. The prime  minister while referring to the  steps he had taken for the development  of agriculture sector  and for the welfare of Kissan  brothers during his stint as  Punjab chief minister, reminded  how he had always protected  the interests of farmers.