Caretaker govt to control inflation and ensure availability of flour at subsidised rates.

LAHORE -- The responsibility of caretaker government was to hold fair, impartial and transparent elections in a free environment according to the directions of the Election Commission of Pakistan. These views were expressed by caretaker Provincial Minister for Information and Culture Amir Mir while giving a briefing to the media representatives here on Saturday.

He said the government would ensure to implement the directions which would be given by the Election Commission to hold general elections.

The interim government would carry forward the continuity of performing administrative affairs and public welfare projects in the province, he added.

The foremost priority of caretaker government was to control inflation and ensure availability of flour at subsidised rates in the province, the minister said and added that any sort of propaganda about the caretaker government would not be taken seriously. He said that postings and transfers on government posts were being made on the basis of performance and their is no element of any prejudice in this regard, he maintained.

The minister apprised media representatives that the Punjab govt was going to launch a crackdown to stop usage of narcotics and addiction proned medicines in the educational institutions. Furthermore, it was decided to undertake continuous operation in the...

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