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Senate Committees

*The Senate Sub-Committee on Food Safety Bill 2021* Islamabad : A meeting of the Senate Sub-Committee on interior was held at the Parliament House presided over by Convener Committee Senator Samina Mumtaz. Islamabad Food Safety Bill 2021 was reviewed in detail. In the committee meeting, Senator Shahadat Awan proposed various amendments on which the Convener...

Global Report by OXFAM
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Global Report by OXFAM

Global report “Not in This Together” which highlights inequality in food supply chains. Islamabad :  Oxfam has released it’s global report “Not in This Together” which highlights inequality in food supply chains. Oxfam is collectively raising an alarm on the inequality in supermarket supply chains to support the #BehindThePrice campaign, to hold supermarkets accountable for...

FOOD Report
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FOOD Report

*Human Suffering Should Never be an Ingredient in the Food we Eat* ISLAMABAD – Behind the food we buy are millions of people who grow, catch and process it, passing it along a supply chain until it ends up in our homes. But in a global food industry worth trillions of dollars, far too many...

Utility Stores Cooperation
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Utility Stores Cooperation

*Utility Stores Acquires Sale of Rs. 26 Billion under Ramadan Relief Package* Islamabad: Utility Stores Corporation of Pakistan (USC) acquires sale of Rs. 26 billion under Ramadan Relief Package serving around 11 million households. Under the directives of Prime Minister Imran Khan, subsidy on 19 essential commodities was provided to the people of Pakistan through...

Parliament House
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Parliament House

*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...

FAO continues its support the farming community in tribal districts of KPK
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FAO continues its support the farming community in tribal districts of KPK

As we face the COVID-19 pandemic, livelihoods of millions of farmers have been adversely affected across the country. To protect livelihoods of food producers and all food chain workers who help ensure that there is enough food for all, FAO is actively extending support to farmers and vulnerable rural communities in the tribal districts of...