Finance Minister expresses resolve to provide relief to downtrodden segments of society

Minister for Finance and Revenue Ishaq Dar chaired a follow-up meeting on PM's relief package through Utility Stores Corporation in Islamabad.

The chair was updated on the Prime Minister's relief package and subsidy being provided on five essential items; Pulses, flour, sugar, rice and ghee, through Utility Stores Corporation to facilitate the masses of the country.

The meeting discussed a comprehensive hybrid model consisting on targeted and un-targeted elements to provide maximum relief to the lower strata of the society. The financial implications of the subsidy were also discussed in the meeting.

The Minister expressed the resolve of the present government to provide maximum relief to the poor and support them. He further emphasized that the present government is aware of the issues of the masses and providing maximum support is the top priority of the present government.

Source: Radio Pakistan