April 1, 2020: Minister for Economic Affairs, Hammad Azhar says comprehensive arrangements have been made to ensure sufficient production and supply of all essential items in the country.
Addressing a press conference in Islamabad, he said since the country was in lockdown, so there was a dire need to ensure production and supply of daily use essential items across the country.
He said the list of necessary manufacturers, industry, retailers and services have been prepared in consultations with the provinces. The list of the selected industry would be made public today after the meeting of National Coordination Committee.
Hammad Azhar said the industries that were providing raw materials and inputs to these industries would also be kept open.