Sindh govt announces subsidy to control soaring flour price

Addressing a press conference in Karachi, Sindh Information Minister Sharjeel Inam Memon on Tuesday announced targeted subsidy to overcome prevailing flour crisis in the province.

He said that the flour will be available in the market for Rs95 per kilogram( kg).
He added that this will be possible as the government has increased the quota for mill owners.
Currently, the minister said that the price of flour per kg has soared past Rs160 in the fiefdomstill, that won’t be the case onward.
He claimed that the underprivileged people were already getting commodity in Rs65 per kg.
He said that the government is ensuring force of0.6 million subsidized flour bags to masses through 460 trucks.

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