FMA demands regular wheat quota to control flour price.

PESHAWAR -- Chairman of Flour Mills Association (FMA) Iqbal Ahmad Khan on Monday said that the association was totally in favour of the 'Free' flour distribution scheme, however, with the stoppage of regular quota for mills, the rate per 20kg bag in the market has increased by Rs 400.

He was presiding over the meeting of the Executive Body of the Pakistan Flour Mills Association KP wherein owners of flour mills and the group leader of the association Muhammad Naeem Butt were also present.

Iqbal Khan said it was a good gesture that the poor and deserving people were being provided free flour, however, on the other side the general public was facing hardship in getting wheat flour.

The production of wheat flour in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KP) was 20 to 25 percent, which is insufficient for consumption.

Iqbal Khan said...

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