Farmers End Sit-in After Negotiations With Govt
Protesting farmers on Tuesday ended their sit-in after a breakthrough in negotiations with the Federal Government about their demands
The committee, he said, would hold negotiations with the farmers on Wednesday and all their issues would be settled down.
The minister urged the farmers and their supporters to return to their homes as the ministerial committee would address all their reservations. "The country will prosper once the farmers prosper," he added.
3 per unit and the removal of taxes and adjustments, among other things.
Kissan Ittehad Chairman Khalid Butt called off the protest when Rana Sanaullah said that the government had agreed to the farmers' demands including delay in payment of electricity bills in installments and cancellation of fuel adjustment charges.
The other demands, the minister said, would be discussed by the ministerial committee with the farmers' representatives.