KARACHI: Within the title of overcoming flour disaster in Karachi, substandard and expired wheat is reportedly being provided to the flour mills within the metropolis metropolis, ARY Information reported.
In response to sources, a minimum of 100,000 outdated wheat luggage are being provided to Karachi from a godown of the meals division in Shikarpur.
The wheat had been bought in 2017, the sources added.
The sources additional mentioned that as many as 70,000 wheat luggage price million of rupees are lacking from a godown. Out of 270,000 wheat luggage, 70,000 have reportedly been misappropriated in collaboration with the officers of the meals division.
Confirming the report, the warehouse’s in-charge mentioned that an inquiry is underway on this regard.
Learn Extra: Flour from PASSCO godowns attain Karachi to beat scarcity
Earlier on January 19, flour from the Pakistan Agricultural Storage and Companies Company (PASSCO) godowns had began arriving within the metropolis, aimed toward overcoming the scarcity created out there.
Sources within the flour mills affiliation had confirmed the transfer saying that the flour from the PASSCO godowns had reached the town. “Round 20 to 25 trailers are coming to the town from the PASCO-owned storage websites on day by day foundation,” that they had mentioned however added that there isn’t any probability of rapid reduction for the shoppers when it comes to reducing of flour costs within the metropolis.