PM directs provinces to meet wheat procurement targets by 1st June

May 16, 2022 (MLN): Prime Minister Shehbaz Sharif has directed the provinces to meet wheat procurement targets by June 01, 2022.

Chairing a meeting on Monday, he expressed his grave concerns over the non-fulfillment of wheat procurement targets by the provinces, as reported by Radio Pakistan.

The Prime Minister said the people cannot be put into trouble under any circumstances adding that the federal government will provide flour to the people at lower rates at all costs.

He said the shortage of the commodity will not be tolerated.

The PM directed the Minister for National Food Security to immediately constitute a committee for transparent distribution of imported wheat amongst the provinces, it noted.

He directed to ensure the import of quality wheat.

Shehbaz Sharif said the federal government will also extend every possible support to the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa government whilst rising above politics. He said serving the poor people is our prime duty.

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Posted on: 2022-05-16T12:28:15+05:00

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