225,000 hoarded wheat bags recovered

KARACHI: A special team of food department along with district officers concerned raided in cities Pannu Aqil, Naushehroferoze, More and Kunri and recovered 225,000 wheat bags which were hoarded.

The special team not only sealed 12 factories and godowns in these cities but these recovered wheat bags also shifted to government godowns.

This was told to Minster for Food Jam Mehtab Hussain Dahar in a meeting. Provincial Minister for Food Jam Mehtab Hussain Dahar was also informed that Sindh Food Department has procured 9,3500 tonnes wheat yet and target of 1300000 tonnes wheat would be accomplished soon.

The need was stressed to speed up campaign against hoarders and not to spare them at any cost.

Dahar was briefed that all wheat procurement centre were functioning well and department action had been taken against those officers of food department who delayed in distributing jute bags to the growers.

Mehtab directed the officers to continue their campaign against hoarders, profiteers and commission mafia and not to bear any pressure in this regard.

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