ISLAMABAD: Minister of State for Interior Muhammad Balighur Rehman told the National Assembly on Tuesday that stringent measures are being taken against adulteration of milk.
He was responding to a calling attention notice moved by Khalida Mansoor and others regarding supply of toxic milk in Islamabad.
He said about 67 challans and 202 samples were conducted while over 21000 litres of adulterated milk were wasted.
He said Islamabad Capital Territory (ICT) Food Safety Act is also being introduced in Islamabad to ensure provision of quality food to the residents of the Federal capital.
He said a food authority is also being established in Islamabad on the pattern of Punjab Food Authority to check sale of substandard food items.
Meanwhile, eight bills were introduced in the National Assembly today.
These are “The Criminal Law (Amendment) Bill, 2017”, “The Compulsory Solid Waste Management and Recycling Bill, 2017”, “The Health Insurance Scheme for Disabled Persons Bill, 2017”, “The Constitution (Amendment) Bill, 2017”, “The Poisons (Amendment) Bill, 2017”, “The Indus River System Authority (Amendment) Bill, 2017”, “The Pakistan Penal Code (Amendment) Bill, 2017” and “The Legal Practitioners and Bar Councils (Amendment) Bill, 2017”.
The House will now meet tomorrow morning at 10:30.-Radio Pakistan