LAHROE: The Chief Secretary Punjab has ordered the authorities concerned to ensure best arrangements in Ramazan bazaars for maximum facilitation of consumers. He mentioned that the establishment of Ramazan bazaars is aimed at providing relief to the common man, adding that all possible measures should be taken to give relief to consumers in real sense. He passed these directions during a surprise visit to Islampura Ramazan Bazaar and reviewed the quality, prices of essential food items and arrangements there.
He ordered the officers to increase number of counters at sugar stall to reduce the rush of buyers. He maintained that in Ramazan bazaars sugar is available at Rs. 65 per kilogram while 10 kg bag of flour is selling at Rs 375 whereas agriculture fair price shops have been set up to provide fruits and vegetables at subsidized rates. He assured that there would be no shortage of any item including sugar in Ramazan bazaars.
The Chief Secretary also issued instructions regarding strict enforcement of coronavirus precautions such as wearing masks and maintaining social distancing at Ramazan bazaars.
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