ISLAMABAD (Web Desk) – Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif on Thursday launched Credit Guarantee Scheme for small farmers at a ceremony in Islamabad.

The premier, while addressing on the occasion, said the scheme is aimed at ensuring trickle-down effect of progress and prosperity.

He said there is a complete road map for agriculture sector in the election manifesto of PML (N), which envisages giving it status of an industry and affording benefits of the modern technology to the small farmers.

The Prime Minister said small farmers are currently backward and it is responsibility and priority of the Government to improve their lot.