Flour crisis ends as Sindh govt inks agreement with flour mills
May 6, 2023 09:35 PM
The Aata crisis ended in Karachi as Flour Mills Association and Sindh Food Department signed an agreement for the first time.
according to the 24News HD TV channel, after the agreement, the flour mills association announced to end of the strike.
Director of Food Department Imdad Ali and Flour Mills Association held long talks, after which Flour Mills Association Chairman Chaudhry Amir told the media that five lakh sacks of wheat will be given from Karachi.
He clarified that on May 12, a notification will be issued to lift the ban on bringing wheat to Karachi and from May 15, the ban on bringing wheat from Sindh and Punjab will be lifted.
Director of the Department of Ford Imdad Ali said that our first target is the purchase of 1.4 million tonnes of wheat, which is why the ban was imposed and also disclosed that the operation against hoarders will be started after Monday.
Flour Mills Association Sindh Chairman Chaudhry Aamir said that 5,00,000 sacks of wheat will be given and there will be no restriction on bringing wheat to Karachi, Sindh from Punjab so there will be no wheat crisis anymore.
Reporter: Ashraf Khan