35,000 ton sugar reaches Punjab

LAHORE: Provincial Minister for Food Ch Abdul Ghafoor has said that 35,000 ton sugar has reached Punjab from Karachi whereas remaining quota of sugar will be lifted from TCP godowns by next week.He was addressing a meeting of officers of TCP and Food Department Punjab at TCP godown at Pepri Karachi. Senior officer of TCP Safdar Hussain Barlas giving briefing to Provincial Minister, highlighted various problems with regard to availability of transport and loading of sugar to Punjab from godowns. Manager Operation informed that Pepri Godown is consisted of 600 acres and 15 trollers can be loaded at a time from one shed whereas TCP has allocated a separate shed in Pepri Godown for provision of maximum sugar to Punjab from where loading of sugar is continuing round the clock under a special operation.Provincial Minister directed the officers not to show any negligence regarding supply of sugar and sugar should be supplied to Punjab on time by resolving all problems including transport.He stressed upon the Food Department Punjab to submit him a report with regard to supply of sugar from Karachi and its consumption in Punjab. Later, Provincial Minister visited various sheds and inspected the loading work of sugar – Nation