Food support scheme for deserving people on the cards

Minister says PM will launch food program to support common citizens


APP October 26, 2021
Minister of State for Information Farrukh Habib. PHOTO: APP/FILE

ISLAMABAD:

Minister of State for Information and Broadcasting Farrukh Habib on Monday said that the Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) government is going to launch a food support program to help deserving people.

The prime minister would launch the food support program to provide relief to common man, he said.

“The people of Punjab would have health card facility to enjoy medical treatment of up to Rs.10,00,000, he said. The farmer community had been provided Kisaan cards to promote agriculture sector and get benefits from their products,” he said.

Commenting on high inflation, he said many countries were facing price hikes in different commodities due to COVID and increase in petroleum prices.

He said that despite COVID pandemic, Pakistan’s economy and other sectors are showing progress.

Read Inflation remains top concern

Replying to a question about Maryam Nawaz, he said the leader of Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz, should express unity over the matter of national interest.

He said every Pakistani was celebrating cricket victory from the Indian team but leader of PML-N, was found tweeting against the government.

To a question regarding the Indian negative agenda, he said minorities are not safe in many Indian states.

Published in The Express Tribune, October 26th, 2021.

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