KARACHI: Sindh Chief Minister Syed Murad Ali Shah has claimed that the government will overcome the flour crisis till Wednesday.
In a statement, CM Sindh said that 3,00,000 tons of wheat has been allotted by Pakistan Agriculture Storage and Services Corporation (PASSCO), which is being transferred to Sindh from Punjab and Balochistan.
Murad Ali Shah said that the delayed supply of wheat was due to the recent strike of goods transport.
He added, “The government of Sindh and National Logistic Cell (NLC) has signed a contract in which 200 NLC vehicles would be used for transferring wheat to Sindh.”
He also directed deputy commissioners of Karachi to control the prices of wheat flour in their districts.
It is worth mentioning here that the price of the flour has been increased up to Rs 70 per kilogram across the country.