More than 2.5 million bags of free flour distributed in Multan Division: Commissioner Aamir Khattak
Multan: Commissioner Multan Division Engineer Aamir Khattak said that 25 lakh 23 thousand 860 flour bags have been distributed in Multan Division under Ramadan package. Flour bags were distributed to more than 20 lakh families from March 19 to March 30 and two lakh 40 thousand 242 flour bags were distributed in one day. Flour is being provided by making 663 counters at 74 flour distribution points in the division. These views were expressed by Commissioner Engineer Amir Khattak while presiding over the review meeting about the Ramadan package.
He also directed to separate the counters for the old people and special persons. He said that 1542 users, 151 civil defense personnel are on duty at various points in the division. The number of counters and users should be increased as required. 40 users per center at tehsil headquarters, 60 users per center at divisional headquarters. Checking counters, awareness centers should also be built for the convenience of citizens. He said that the Government of Punjab has given an ideal Ramadan package for the deserving class. Officers of the district departments and civil defense officials are also performing their duties. Citizens are benefiting from the fruits of the government subsidy by showing patience, flour is sufficient in the district. There has been a reduction in the rush by establishing points. In the meeting, Additional Commissioner Sarfaraz Ahmed, Additional Commissioner Deputy Commissioner Abida Farid, Assistant Commissioner Arshad Vatto, Deputy Commissioners, officers of related departments were present on video link.