According to the sources, it has been revealed that the lawmakers in the session of the Balochistan Assembly unanimously passed a resolution demanding of the government to increase paddy price to support farmers’ community as narrated by the acting speaker, Mir Abdul Quddoos Bezinjo who presided over the assembly session. In this regard, the Pakistan Muslim League-N MPA, Mir Jan Muhammad Khan Jamali moved the resolution which reads that due to low price of paddy, farmers of Balochistan had faced difficulties and problems. It has been noted that there were standing paddy crops on two million acres of land in Sohbatpur, Jafarabad, Nasirabad and Jhal Magsi districts of Balochistan in 2015 but farmers could not get benefit from it due to its low price.
Further, the resolution demanded that the government should increase support price of paddy. Supporting the resolution, Senior Provincial Minister, Nawab Sanaullah Khan Zehri, Advisor to Chief Minister, Haji Muhammad Khan Lehri, Pashtoonkhwa Milli Awami Party MPA, Syed Liaquat Ali Agha and others said that the government should facilitate the farmers community of Balochistan by announcing support price of paddy. In view of the problems of the farmer’s community, the speaker put up the resolution to the house which was passed unanimously. Later, after the completion of other proceedings, the house was adjourned till November 17.