Commissioner Randhawa Kicks Off Wheat Harvesting Season in Lahore Division

commissioner randhawa kicks off wheat harvesting season in lahore division

Commissioner Muhammad Ali Randhawa officially began the wheat harvesting season in Lahore division by operating a harvester machine in Minhala village. The event was attended by village dignitaries, farmer leaders, and district officers. Randhawa expressed gratitude for the farmer-friendly policies of the Punjab government, highlighting Chief Minister Maryam Nawaz Sharif’s efforts for agricultural development.

This year, wheat cultivation in Lahore division covered 1480,000 acres, anticipating a production of 218,520 tons. Randhawa attributed this growth to various factors including farmer training, quality seeds, soil fertility, and modern technology. He praised the resilience of Pakistani farmers under the slogan “Dab Kay Waah, Tay Raj Kay Khaa” and prayed for abundant wheat production.

Afterward, Randhawa inspected the arrangements for the upcoming by-elections, ensuring the smooth delivery of polling materials and transport. He visited goods delivery counters, where he observed a 70% completion rate. Randhawa emphasized the importance of teamwork among personnel and warned of strict action against absenteeism.

Security arrangements for the by-elections were briefed by DIG Operations Lahore Ali Nasir Rizvi. Randhawa also reviewed the polling scheme for various constituencies. Additionally, he conducted a surprise visit to ensure fair food pricing in Garhi Shahu area, affirming official prices for roti and naan across different districts.