First mobile utility store inaugurated in Islamabad

By: INP      Published: 09:25 PM, 10 Apr, 2020
First mobile utility store inaugurated in Islamabad

Federal Minister for Planning, Development and Special Initiatives Asad Umar inaugurated a mobile utility store in Islamabad on Friday.

The federal minister, regarding the inauguration of the store, said that during the first phase there will be eight mobile utility stores in the federal capital.

In the second phase, the mobility stores will be expanded to different parts of the country, Umar continued.

He said that Prime Minister Imran Khan had expressed a wish to provide deserving families items of daily use.

The federal minister informed that the mobile utility stores have been put in place to provide items to the poor families.

“Flour, lentils and ghee (oil) will be provided at every street on lesser rates,” he said, adding that the government will ensure that the supply of basic items is not disrupted.

The minister said that the decision to open these stores came under the prime minister’s relief package for the coronavirus. “For the ease of the general public, a Rs50 billion package was approved,” he added.