Meet­ing dis­cuss wheat pur­chase pol­icy for 2016

The Pak Banker - - NATIONAL -

Pro­vin­cial Min­is­ter for Food, Haji Qa­lan­der Lodhi Wed­nes­day chaired a meet­ing to dis­cuss the mat­ters re­lat­ing to wheat pur­chase pol­icy for 2016 stor­age and sit­u­a­tion of godowns lo­cated

on the land of Pak­istan Rail­ways. The meet­ing among oth­ers was at­tended by Sec­re­tary Food, As­mat Ul­lah Khan, Di­rec­tor Gen­eral Agri­cul­ture, Iqbal Hus­sain, Di­rec­tor Food, Muhamamd An­war and con­cerned of­fi­cials. Par­tic­i­pants were told that ap­prox­i­mately 350,000 tons wheat would be pur­chased on a rate Rs 1340 per 40 Kg in 2016 while 50 per cent of to­tal wheat would be ob­tained from the grow­ers that were be­ing pro­vided seeds un­der In­saf Food Se­cu­rity Pro­gramme.

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