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PM announces distribution of free flour among deserving families during Ramazan

ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Shehbaz Sharif has said that it is first time in history of country that a relief package has been prepared for provision of free flour to deserving people in Ramazan-ul-Mubarak. Chairing a review meeting in Lahore on Monday for provision of free flour under Ramazan Package, he said free flour will be distributed to 15.8 million families of Punjab in Ramazan-ul-Mubarak.

He said that distribution of free flour will be made from 25th Shaban to 25th Ramazan. He said that distribution of flour will be done through eighty-five hundred utility stores besides establishing twenty thousand points for convenience of the general public. He said eligibility for free flour can be checked through SMS.

He said that no compromise will be made on the quality of free flour and modern technology will be utilized for prevention of theft of flour.