Parliament House

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*Provision of food items especially during Ramadan should be ensured: NA Speaker

Islamabad ; Speaker National Assembly Asad Qaiser has remarked that provision of food items to masses at subsidized rates is the priority of this government. He also said that the equitable distribution of basic amenities on cheap rates would discourage profiteering mafias. He expressed these views while meeting with Managing Director Utility Store Corporation who called on him today in Islamabad .
Speaker Asad Qaiser instructed the utility store management to ensure proper mechanism that only the needy people could get essential items on subsidized rates. He also said that the utility store management should ensure that the subsidized items do not end on profiteering mafia . He said that administration at district level should handle the issues of artificial costliness during this Ramadan. While responding to Briefieng by MD Utility Store Corporation , Speaker apprecitaed the initiative of mobile bazar as around Fifty mobile bazaars are striving to cater the needs at their doorstep. He also instructed that all 1009 utility stores in KPK be extra vigilant that their subsidized items reach to only needy hands.