World Food Day being observed today


World Food Day is being observed today to highlight the importance of safe, sufficient and secure food resources for our everyday needs.

This year's theme of the Day is “Water is life, water is food; Leave no one behind".

In his message on the World Food Day, President Dr Arif Alvi has emphasized the importance of agriculture sector for ensuring food security and reducing poverty rate in Pakistan.

The President said the agriculture-led growth can significantly raise farm incomes, increase food productivity, lower food prices, and generate surpluses for exports.

He said agriculture will remain a key focus of the government to uplift the economy and bring real change in lives of the masses.

Source: Radio Pakistan