ISLAMABAD: A second ship with 65,000 metric tons of wheat has arrived from Ukraine, and a third one with 69,000 metric tons of wheat will reach Karachi port on Tuesday.
An official of the Ministry of National Food Security and Research (NFS&R) said that an inspection team of experts from the Department of Plant Protection (DPP) had conducted a detailed inspection of the imported wheat in the light of the requirements of Pakistan's Import Permit.
Dr Falak Naz, the director general (DG) of DPP, has supervised the inspection and wheat discharge activities at Karachi port.
He said that the secretary of Ministry of NFS&R, Omar Hamid Khan, had contacted the chief secretaries of Sindh and Punjab provinces for seeking their support in unhindered inter-provincial movement of the imported wheat.
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