MULTAN – Punjab secretary agriculture Muhammad Mahmud said on Friday that Pakistani scientists have successfully developed a technology that will help farmers sow rice without water.
Rice is sown with water in abundance in the field, however, the recent development would be helpful for the farming community facing water shortage problem.
“Our scientists are among the world’s best and they have achieved a milestone in a short span of time,” said the secretary agriculture. Referring to use of high flying bird falcon in his poetry by the Poet of East, Dr. Allama Muhammad Iqbal, Mahmud said: “Our scientists are Shaheen (Falcon) of Iqbal.”
In this world of research, our scientists have made their presence felt, he added.
The new development has put a new life in the agriculture sector, concluded the release quoting Mahmud. – APP