Wheat arrangements inspected

The commissioner added that the distribution of gunny bags was underway at 70 wheat procurement centres


APP April 11, 2020
PHOTO: Reuters

BAHAWALPUR: Bahawalpur Division Commissioner Asif Iqbal Chaudhry visited a wheat procurement centre in Dera Bakha on Friday. He inspected the arrangements made at the centre to facilitate the visiting farmers.

He said social distancing should be maintained during the wheat procurement process with all the precautionary measures to avoid coronavirus spread. He further said the facilities of hand wash, clean drinking water and hand sanitisers should be available at all wheat procurement centres.

The commissioner added that the distribution of gunny bags was underway at 70 wheat procurement centres of the division. He elaborated that the target of procuring 750,000 metric tonnes of wheat had been set for this year for Bahawalpur division. Additional Commissioner Coordination Aftab Peerzada was also present on the occasion.

Published in The Express Tribune, April 11th, 2020.

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