Sufficient food reserves available: Khusro


ISLAMABAD Minister for National Food Security and Research Makhdoom Khusro Bakhtiyar Saturday said that government was determined to ensure smooth supply of all food items across the country. He said that government was making all efforts to keep the supply smooth and uninterrupted in the country, said a press release issued here. The minister said that abundant food reserves was available in the local markets to tackle with the domestic consumption and strict action would be taken against those involved in selling counterfeit and sub-stander food items in the markets. He said that sufficient wheat was also available all across the country and no body would be allowed to sell sub-stander wheat flour. The minister while taking action of a video viral on social media regarding supply of substandard flour in open market and directed the secretaries of food Punjab and industries and production for investigating the matter and submit the report.—APP