Wheat crop sowing for Rabi Season 2022-23 has been completed over 83.11 percent areas across the crop producing areas in the country as against the set targets in order to produce about 28.37 million tons of grains to meet the local requirements as well as for exporting. So far, the wheat cultivation completed over 18.99 million acres as against the set targets of 22.37 million acres set for the current season and sowing gaining momentum due to favorable weather conditions, particularly in rain-fed areas of the country, said Food Security Commissioner in the Ministry of National Food Security and Research Imtiaz Ali Gopang. Talking to APP here on Wednesday, he said that crop cultivation targets in Punjab Province were achieved by 91.32 percent as so far grain has sown over 15.05 million acres against the set targets of 16.48 million acres. The crop output targets for the Punjab had fixed at 21 million tons by the Federal Committee on Agriculture, he said adding that wheat sowing was still in progress and it was expected that more areas would come under wheat cultivation due to incentives introduced by the government and increasing price of the commodity in local markets. Meanwhile, wheat was sown over 1.65 million acres of Sindh as the province was assigned a task to grow crop over 2.79 million acres in order to produce about 4 million tons of grains during Rabi Season 2022-23, he added. The crop cultivation in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa and Balochistan provinces were achieved by 77.93 percent and 41.18 percent respectively, he said adding that wheat sown over 1.73 million acres of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa and 0.56 million acres in Balochistan. The crop output for Khyber Pakhtunkhwa during current season was fixed at 1.8 million tons by growing the crop over 2.22 million acres and Balochistan it fixed at 1.57 million tons by putting about 1.36 million acres under wheat cultivation, he added.