PFA to launch FM radio

Radio services will help address food issues and provide information on healthy food


APP February 12, 2018
The Punjab Food Authority (PFA) will launch its FM radio across the province. PHOTO: NNI/FILE

LAHORE: To provide nutrition information and create awareness among the people, the Punjab Food Authority (PFA) will launch its FM radio across the province. PFA sources told APP on Sunday that at initial stage, three FM radio stations would be launched in Lahore, Multan and Bahawalpur. In this connection, the PFA in its recent meeting, approved Rs10.60 million, he added. In the second phase, more FM radio stations would be launched at all divisional headquarters of the province, he said. The nutrition services through radio in the next few months will help address the food issues and give awareness among society about healthy and unhealthy food, he added. He said that the radio service will help eliminate unhealthy food and adulteration from the province. Under the direction and supervision of Punjab Chief Minister Shehbaz Sharif, the authority was trying to improve food industry from top to bottom, he added. He said that the PFA had trained around 12-13 thousand food handlers in PFA food training schools.

Published in The Express Tribune, February 12th, 2018.

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