KARACHI: Sindh Minister for Food, Manzoor Hussain Wassan, has called for appropriate steps to preserve the wheat that was purchased in 2015.
He gave instructions to this effect to the Food Secretary, Laeeq Ahmed, here on Friday. The availability of wheat in the market be ensured in accordance with the requirements of the people, he added,
The minister directed that the wheat be stored in the godowns as much as possible and the remaining stock be kept in a safe manner to preserve it in an effective manner.
He also instructed that the officers of the department be exhorted to perform their duties diligently and that no dereliction would be tolerated.
Wassan also directed that the court directive be implemented in letter and spirit and that there should be no additional charge of any OPS sort of thing.
He urged that honest officers be deputed in accordance with their grades and their performance be also monitored.