Flour supplied to over 80 points in Rawalpindi district

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Raza Naqvi

District Food Controller Rawalpindi Sufian Asif Awan has said that over 80 truckers point has been established to supply flour to the masses on daily basis at their door steps in various markets and bazaars across the district.

He was briefing newsmen about the anti-wheat smuggling activities by the food department at Brahma-Bhattar toll plaza near here on Friday. On this occasion, Assistant Food Controller Abid Ijaz Khan office bearers of traders’ association Rawalpindi district and Taxila chapter were also present.

Ruling out paucity of flour or artificial shortage of the basic commodity in the district, Mr Awan has said that with the recommendation of the concerned assistant commissioners of the relevant tehsils, flour is being supplied to as many as 2200 shops on daily basis across the district.

Responding another question, Awan has said that with the recommendation of the concerned assistant commissioners of the relevant tehsils, flour is being supplied to as many as 2200 shops on daily basis across the district