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Finance Minister Ishaq Dar to provide maximum relief to the poor segment of society

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Finance Minister Ishaq Dar to provide maximum relief to the poor segment of society
Finance Minister Ishaq Dar to provide maximum relief to the poor segment of society — File/Photo Newsline.pk

The Ministry of Industries and Production has been instructed by Finance Minister Ishaq Dar to develop a comprehensive model that would allow for the maximum amount of assistance to be given to the underprivileged section of society.

A meeting on the Prime Minister’s relief plan through Utility Stores Corporation (USC) was presided over by the minister at Finance Division.
The minister was informed about the assistance program and subsidy being offered on five basic goods (pulses, wheat, sugar, rice, and ghee) by Utility Stores to help the general public.

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It was reported that the general public in the entire country gets affordable access to high-quality necessities. The conference also examined the subsidy’s financial ramifications.

According to the minister, the current administration is aware of the problems facing the poorer members of society, who require the most assistance.

Syed Murtaza Mehmood, the federal minister for industries and production, Tariq Bajwa, the SAPM on finance, Tariq Pasha, the SAPM on revenue, the secretaries of finance and industries & production, MD USC, and top officers were present at the meeting.

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