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Government providing subsidy worth Rs74b by distributing free flour, subsidized petrol: Marriyum

Islamabad, March 24, 2023 (PPI-OT): Minister for Information and Broadcasting Marriyum Aurangzeb says the government is providing massive subsidy worth 74 billion rupees by distributing free flour and subsidized petrol in Islamabad Capital Territory, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, and Punjab.

Talking to media in Islamabad this afternoon, she said 4.2 million people have been given free flour. She added that 4.1 million distributions were made in Punjab, 72,000 in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, and over 20,000 in Islamabad. She said this facility will also be extended to the people of Sindh and Balochistan. The Minister said BISP data is being used for free distribution of flour among the deserving families. She said Prime Minister Shehbaz Sharif is personally monitoring the distribution of flour to ensure transparency.

For more information, contact:
Ministry of Information and Broadcasting
Government of Pakistan
4th Floor, Cabinet Block, Pak. Secretariat, Islamabad, Pakistan
Tel: +92-51-9103557

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