No shortage of wheat in Punjab due to effective steps of Govt: Fayyaz


Lahore: Jan 21, 2020 (TNS): Punjab Minister for Information and Culture, Fayyaz-ul-Hassan Chohan has said that due to effective measures of Punjab government there is no shortage of wheat across the province.

Addressing a press conference in Lahore on Tuesday, the minister said that due to negligence of Sindh government people of Sindh are facing acute shortage of wheat.

On this occasion, Punjab Food Minister Samiullah Chaudhary said that government will defeat hoarders and profiteers.

He said that 482 sale points are established across the Punjab for the provision of flour to people.

He said that 20 kg flour bag is available in market at the cost 790 rupees.

He said that indiscriminate actions are being taken against profiteer, hoarders and those who sold wheat in open market.