LAHORE: Punjab Planning and Development Board Thursday arranged the first session of the Development Talks Series on the Agriculture sector. Presided over by P&D Board Chairman Abdullah Khan Sumbal here at P&D Complex, the objective of the talks was to include the inputs of agriculture and private stakeholders in the ADP Formulation 2022-23 to support the agriculture sector. Top agriculturist, progressive farmers, representatives of national agricultural institutes from all over Punjab and govt representatives participated in the session. From institutional framework to labour assets, infrastructural development and regulatory issues were discussed. The key objective of the talk series was to bridge the gap between public and private sector and include feedback before preparing and finalising ADP 2022-23. Chairman P&D Board Abdullah Khan Sumbal said that the agriculture industry was the booster of the national economy. The government believes in ‘Inclusive Budgeting’ where stakeholders who would be directly impacted by decisions and allocations were conducted before formulating development plans, policies and budgets. Officers from different departments joined the session.