Sugar to sell at Rs 70/kg at Ramazan bazaars.

LAHORE -- Following the direction of Prime Minister Shehbaz Sharif, the Punjab government would provide sugar at subsidised rate of Rs 70 per kilogram at Ramazan bazaars across the province from Sunday, April 24.

Punjab Chief Secretary Kamran Ali Afzal presided over a meeting at the Civil Secretariat on Saturday to review implementation of the Ramazan package, wheat procurement campaign, and measures to curb smuggling.

The chief secretary directed the officers to ensure availability of 10-kilogram flour bags for Rs 400 throughout the province in abundance.

The chief secretary asked the relevant authorities to continue measures to control smuggling of wheat and fertilizer and focus on monitoring of supplies of food items, especially fruits and vegetables ahead of Eid. He also lauded...

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