CM unveils Ramzan package worth Rs 7 bln

Punjab Chief Minister Sardar Usman Buzdar has announced the Ramzan Package worth Rs 7 billion for providing relief to the masses in the holy month of Ramzan.

Chairing the cabinet committee meeting, he said a total of 313 Ramzan bazaars would be set up across the province where a 10-kg flour bag would be available at Rs 300.

He said the Punjab government would provide around Rs 3.50 billion subsidy for this.

Agriculture fair-price shops would also be established to provide fruits and vegetables at the rates of 2018.

Meanwhile, sugar would be provided at Rs 60 per kg and ghee, chicken and eggs would be sold at Rs 10 to 15 less than the market price.

The CM directed to provide maximum relief to the citizens and the scope of Sahulat bazaars would be expanded.

Source: Radio Pakistan