KP Chief Minister Mahmood Khan has said that the provincial government is going to give subsidy on wheat to the newly merged districts (NMDs) of the erstwhile FATA. A summary in this regard, he said is already prepared.
He was talking to a delegation of Pakistan Flour Mills Association (PFMA) KP Chapter here at Chief Minister’s House on Saturday. The delegation was comprised of the Chairman, PFMA KP, Mohammad Iqbal Khan, and Group Leader Mohammad Naeem Butt, Haji Musarrat Shah, Abid Khan, Mohammad Arif and others. Provincial Minister for Food, Qalandar Khan Lodhi, Secretary Food and other concerned authorities were also present on the occasion.
The Chief Minister said that the provincial government had banned the transportation of wheat outside the province to meet our own requirements on priority basis.
He said that he belongs to the same province and their problems are the same and we should have to join hands for the resolution of the problems faced by the people and give relief to them.
The Chief Minister said that the provincial government is fully aware of the requirement and problems of the flour mills association. He said that the shortage of wheat had overcome and also the problems of the association in realistic manner.
Earlier, the delegation of the flour mills association briefed the Chief Minister regarding problems faced by them and requested further increase in the wheat quota purchased from Punjab. Furthermore, they also proposed the allocation of wheat quota for merged districts.
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