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PM sends good wishes to start of Global Agriculture & Food

Press Trust of India  |  Ranchi 

Thursday expressed his pleasure on organising the two-day Global Agriculture & Food Summit (GAFS) here and reiterated his government's resolve to double the income of the farmers by 2022.

read out the message of the PM at the venue before Union Radha Mohan Singh, Raghubar Das, other union and state ministers, thousands of farmers, Indian and foreign delegates.

It is pleasure to learn that GAFS is organised in Ranchi on (November) 29 and 30th, 2018. Agriculture continues to be a major source of livelihood for our country. So we are working to double the income of our farmers by 2022," said the message.

has developed multi pronged strategy to improve the quality of agri products and farmers, he said and added that GAFS 2018 is good platform for domestic and foreign investors.

I convey good wishes for the summit, read the PM's message.

The two-day Summit got off on Thursday.

Five partner countries---China, Tunisia, Mongolia, and the are participating in the event.

is the focus country of the meet.

Around 10,000 farmers & delegates are participating in the meet in Jharkhand's capital city.

(This story has not been edited by Business Standard staff and is auto-generated from a syndicated feed.)

First Published: Thu, November 29 2018. 17:45 IST