Sindh to resolve flour disaster by Wednesday: Murad Ali Shah

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KARACHI: The federal government will overcome the wheat flour disaster in Sindh by Tuesday or Wednesday, citing Chief Minister of Sindh Murad Ali Shah, ARY Information reported on Sunday.

Pakistan Agricultural Storage and Providers Company (PASSCO) had allotted 3,00,000 tons of wheat to Sindh, which is being transported from Punjab and Balochistan, the chief minister stated.

The wheat provide to the province was delayed resulting from latest items transport strike, Shah clarified.

Speaking on the difficulty, chief minister stated that 70,000 baggage of wheat have been transported to Karachi, whereas 50,000 baggage will attain tomorrow.

“The Authorities of Sindh has signed an settlement with the Nationwide Logistic Cell (NLC) and 200 automobiles of the NLC getting used for transportation of wheat to Sindh,” Shah stated.

The wheat is being equipped to the flour mills in Karachi and Hyderabad, he added.

The chief minister has additionally directed the deputy commissioners of all districts to regulate the costs of wheat flour of their respective districts.

In line with flour mills homeowners, latest items transport strike induced disruption in provide of wheat to the mills. “Disturbance in provide of wheat to mills resulting from transport strike has induced hike within the value,” flour mills sources stated.

The Authorities of Sindh has fastened Rs 43 per kilogram ex-mill value of the wheat flour and ordered authorized motion towards the profiteers.

It’s to be talked about right here that the wheat flour is being bought at Rs 62 to 68 per kilogram within the province.

In line with sources, the flour was being bought at Rs 52 to 56 per kilogram in Karachi two weeks in the past.

Provincial Minister for Agriculture, Ismail Rahoo, has clarified that Sindh have 3.5 Lac tons of wheat in inventory at Larkana, Sukkur and Thatta areas.

The worth hike difficulty is predicted to be resolved by Tuesday or Wednesday, he added.

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