Punjab govt giving subsidy on imported sugar: Aslam Iqbal

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Provincial Minister for Industries and Commerce Mian Aslam Iqbal has said that the delivery of imported sugar to the districts of Punjab has started.

In a statement, he said Provincial Minister for Industries and Commerce Mian Aslam Iqbal said that imported sugar would be sold at Rs90 per kg at retail shops, models and sahulat bazaars. The government is giving subsidy at the rate of Rs24 per kg on imported sugur.

Mian Aslam Iqbal said that a quota of imported sugar had been allotted for each district. The quota of imported sugar for Lahore is 27,248 MT, for Rawalpindi 13,238 MT and for Faisalabad 8,052 MT. To ensure the sale of imported sugar at fixed rates, monitoring committees have been formed at the district level.

The minister further said that the people are getting essential commodities at cheaper prices in 277 sahulat bazaars across the province. A special discount of 10 to 20 per cent is being given on all kinds of items in 32 model bazaars of the province.

 

 

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