SARGODHA: Prime Minister Shehbaz Sharif visited different centres in Sargodha on Saturday to oversee the distribution of free flour bags among the deserving people.
During his visit, he said that for the first time in the country’s history, each poor family was receiving three flour bags free of cost. The PM interacted with people, inspected the process and facilities, and issued directives for their immediate resolution. He also ordered the improvement of the flour distribution process and warned against any negligence.
Shehbaz Sharif directed the authorities to ensure the prompt registration of deserving people to enable them to get free flour distributed by the government. He also appreciated the provincial and district administration, and asserted that he would be chairing a meeting to review the steps for further improving the facilitation process.
During the briefing, it was stated that a total of 657,300 people in Sargodha were eligible for securing free flour, out of whom 237,000 families had already received free flour bags, which was 37% of the total eligible persons. The distribution of free flour bags started from March 19 and would continue until the 25th of Ramazan.
Separately, PM Shehbaz Sharif also reiterated on his Twitter handle that saving the planet Earth from the ill-effects of climate change was a collective endeavour, in which everyone mattered. Pakistan joined the global community on Saturday in observing the Earth Hour and demonstrating its commitment to the fulfillment of its obligations to climate change actions.
Minister for Information and Broadcasting Marriyum Aurangzeb, Adviser to PM on Establishment Ahad Khan Cheema, SAPM Chaudhry Hamid Hameed, MNA Dr Zulfiqar Ali Bhatti, and other PMLN leaders were also present during the PM’s visit.