MULTAN, (Muzaffargarh.City – 29th Aug, 2017 ) : The Punjab government will distribute date (Khajoor) trees to enhance the produce of the fruit across the province. The Dates trees will be provided free of cost to farmers under particular criteria, said assistant director agriculture information Naveed Asmat Kohloon in a statement issued here on Tuesday.
He said the Punjab government was paying immense focus on the promotion of high valued crops with an objective to empower farmers economically and strengthen economy. The trees would be provided in 9 districts including Rajanpur, Multan, Muzaffargarh, Bahawalpur, Dera Ghazi Khan, Bhakkar and other three districts of the province.
In Multan, 36,700 plants would be provided to farmers. He said that dates trees would be planted at an area of 367 acres. The famous variety “Ajwa” is also part of the promotion campaign.