ISLAMABAD: (Sunday, March 21, 2021) = Federal Minister for Information Senator Shibli Faraz has said that despite the increase in the support price of wheat, the flour will not be expensive.
The PTI Senator Shibli Faraz stated that fixing of support price of wheat at Rs.1800 per 40/kg and the declaration of subsidy for inexpensive flour was a clean-cut proof of PM Imran Khan’s farmers liking and progress of the Country.
Senator Shibli Faraz said that the subsidy price of wheat was fixed at Rs. 1800 per quintal and the announcement of subsidy for cheap flour was clear proof of Prime Minister Imran’s farmer friendliness. Despite the increase in the support price of wheat, flour will not be expensive.
The federal minister said that while subsidizing consumers, the federal and provincial governments would ensure that half of their strategic reserves were channeled through 5 million tons of imported wheat. If it is procured from abroad, the pressure on domestic availability of wheat will be lessened