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Sufficient wheat stock available to tackle with domestic requirements: Ministry

October 16, 2020 | | Share:

Islamabad, October 16, 2020 (PPI-OT):Ministry of National Food Security and Research, while rejecting the claims of wheat shortage in the country as fallacious, has clarified that sufficient wheat stocks are available to tackle with domestic requirements. In a press release in Islamabad on Friday, the Ministry said the country is wheat secure till next harvest.

It said the decision was taken to meet the shortfall through import of wheat with three pronged strategy, including importation through public, private and government to government basis. The press release further said the Government is also curbing the black-marketing and smuggling of wheat.

For more information, contact:
Ministry of Information and Broadcasting
Government of Pakistan
4th Floor, Cabinet Block, Pak. Secretariat, Islamabad, Pakistan
Tel: +92-51-9103557
Email: info@moib.gov.pk
Website: http://www.moib.gov.pk

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