Economics & Business

Urea fertilizer prices gone up due to international factor

ISLAMABAD: Minister for Food and Agriculture Chaudhry Nisar Ali Khan informed Friday the National Assembly that prices of urea fertilizer have gone up significantly during the last one year due to continuous increase in the international market.

Responding to a call attention notice He said seventy percent of urea required for the country has to be imported. The call attention notice was moved by Aftab Hussain Shah Jilani and others regarding high prices of phosphate fertilizer products. The National Assembly referred to its Finance Committee the matter of Stock Market Scandal of 2005 that resulted in seven hundred billion rupees loss to the investors in the Stock Exchanges. Later, the House was adjourned sine die.-SANA

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