Federal govt fails to provide relief to masses
Posted on 10 months ago
HAFIZABAD: The federal government has miserably failed to provide any relief to the public during the past four years adding that due to ever-increasing loadshedding economy of the country has been shattered, industrial production has been come to lowest ebb and unemployment decreased. Senior Advisor to the CM Punjab Sardar Zalifqar Ali Khosa said here.
While talking to the local newsmen here after visiting the Sasta Ramazan Bazar in the city, he accused the federal government of wasting national exchequer and provided employment to their favourits and provided sui gas in different villages in Multan to win the Multan by election. He refuted the accusation that PML (N) had allied with the PTI in Na-151 by poll. He said that PML (N) had no alliance with PTI.
He said that provincial government has provided Rs. four billion subsidy for provision of wheat flour and sugar. Accompanied with Director Food Punjab Najam Ahmad Shah, Additional Secretary Agriculture Bilal Ahmad Butt, MNA Saira Afzal Tarar, MPA Asadullah Arian, DCO M. Asif, he said that provincial government was determined to provide essential commodities particularly atta and sugar at lowest rate possible. He said that he was happy to see that most of the commodities are being sold at cheaper rates in the Ramazan Bazars than the open market. He expressed his satisfaction.
Keeping in view the purposed visit of the Advisor of CM the Market Committee today gave rates lesser than yesterday. However, the following rates of commodities are not in the reach of middle class families not to speak of the poors. Rates of some commodities today are: Dates Rs. 180 to 200 Rs. Mangoes Rs. 65 to 80, Banana Rs. 135 per dozen, apple Rs. 180 to 200, Grapes Rs. 190 to 200, Onion 25, patatoes 43, Tamatoes 54, Green Chilies Rs. 52.
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