Rice exporters vow to boost rice farmers’ health standards  

ISLAMABAD - Rice exporters have vowed to boost the health standards and high quality of life of rice farmers for maintaining efficiency and productivity in the agriculture sector. Rice farmers play a leading role in the country’s agricultural production and earning foreign exchange, Chief Operating Officer, RPL, Muhammad Ali Tariq said while talking to APP here on Sunday. “We organized a preventive vaccination campaign for the agricultural families including rice transplanters for the different regions of Central Punjab to protect them from epidemics.”  he asserted.  In collaboration with Helvetas Pakistan organized a preventive vaccination campaign for rice transplanters’ families in three villages namely Kot Hanif, Khatyala Virkan, and Saikham of different district of Punjab including Sheikhupura. He said that said that the RPL was working for betterment of farmers and farm labourers from past many years through provision of laser land leveling, trainings on water saving techniques, and ensuring decent working conditions for rice transplanters.



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