PR No. 198 RELIEF PACKAGE FOR RAMADAN, 2016 Islamabad: April 24, 2016

Finance Minister and Chairman Economic Coordination Committee of the Cabinet (ECC), Senator Mohammad Ishaq Dar has asked Ministry of Industries and Production to prepare the Special Ramadan Package and submit the same for consideration of the ECC within ten days.

In this regard a letter has been sent to the Secretary, Industries and Production.

The Minister said that keeping in line with the present government’s past practice, Relief Package would continue to be offered through the Utility Stores for facilitation of the general public in the holy month of Ramadan.

A number of items, particularly those commonly used in Ramadan would be provided to the people at prices comparatively lower to rates prevalent in the open market, the Minister added.

Government would ensure smooth supply of these commodities at the Utility Stores throughout the holy month, the Minister remarked.