Ramazan package amount increased to Rs12.5 billion

PM Shehbaz Sharif also orders availability of food items for your segment of society on mobile units.

ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Shehbaz Sharif has announced a big increase in the amount allocated for provision of essential items to the masses under the Ramazan package.

Under his directions, now an amount of Rs12.5 billion would be spent on Ramazan package instead of the earlier allocation of Rs7.5 billion, according to media reports.

The prime minister also announced that maximum number of deserving people would be provided the food items for which mobile units were also being set up across the country.

Under the scheme, 39,600,000 families would get food items on subsidized rates during the holy month. The government has directed that arrangements should be put in place to ensure transparency in the distribution of the items and utilization of the amount.

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