PASSCO releases 125,000 wheat bags wheat for GB
Islamabad: PASSCO (Pakistan Agricultural Storage & Services Corporation Ltd) has released one hundred twenty-five thousand bags of wheat for Gilgit-Baltistan.
Gilgit-Baltistan Caretaker Minister for Food, Abdul Jehan while talking to media in Gilgit said the wheat will be transported to Gilgit-Baltistan within a week for onward distribution among people.
The Minister said the allocated amount for wheat in the federal budget for next financial year will be shifted to Gilgit-Baltistan government next month.
He said the amount will be used to purchase wheat directly instead of PASSCO.