Islamabad: Prime Minister Imran Khan called national food security a real threat and said that we need to prepare in advance how to grow food in the next 10 to 15 years.
In his speech at the Farmers’ Conference in Islamabad, the Prime Minister said that countries that fail to grow food to meet the needs of their people cannot excel and should be punished for this slack, adding that we must take measures to deal with this problem and satisfy the front Challenge.
The Prime Minister also shared the shocking figure that 40% of children are stunted due to malnutrition, and due to limited brain and body development, these children will never progress.
He said that the purpose of this meeting is to point farmers in the right direction.
Imran Khan said that the state of Madinah was the first to help the lower class while China was the first to lift 700 million people out of poverty in 35 years. He said China helped small farmers to develop the country, we should have helped our small farmers first.
PM Imran said that after independence, the rulers did not include everyone in development. There is a separate education system for the rich. Public hospitals have been destroyed and private hospitals have improved. Regarding justice system he said that if you hire an expensive lawyer, then there is justice.
He said that everywhere in Pakistan weak people were being suppressed, the system ignored the poor class.
“There is also a problem of pure milk in the country, it is terrible that children do not get enough food,” he said.