917,677 free flour bags of 10-kg distributed in eight days.

FAISALABAD -- As many as 917,677 free flour bags of 10-kg each have so far been distributed among needy persons during the last eight days in the division.

The flour bags were being given to eligible persons, registered with the Benazir Income Support Programme (BISP) after checking their status.

Furthermore, free flour bags were also being given to people having chips in their CNIC cards from super counters.

Presiding over a meeting here on Monday, Divisional Commissioner Silwat Saeed said that sitting areas under shade had been provided for people at all distribution centres in all four districts of the division.

She said that 213 profiteers had so far been fined Rs 527,000 in various markets and bazaars during the month of Ramazanul Mubarak. Seven shops...

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