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Official reviews arrangements for free flour distribution

By Our Correspondent
March 31, 2023

DERA ISMAIL KHAN: Commissioner Dera Ismail Khan Nisar Ahmad on Thursday paid a surprise visit to free flour distribution points in the flood-affected areas of Prova and Paharpur tehsils and reviewed arrangements made to facilitate the citizens.

Accompanied by Deputy Commissioner Mansoor Arshad and assistant commissioners, the commissioner directed the officials concerned to increase the number of flour trucks to overcome congestion and overcrowding at those centers.

He monitored the distribution process and found it satisfactory in both the areas.Speaking on the occasion, Nisar Ahmad said that the purpose of the free flour distribution was to extend relief to people during the holy month of Ramazan and all necessary measures would be taken to ensure that blessings of the package were passed to citizens.

He said effective measures had been made to ensure the distribution process in an orderly and organised manner and the process was being thoroughly monitored by officials of the administration and the district food department in cooperation with the police.

He also urged people to cooperate during the distribution of free flour bags under Ramazan relief package by providing proper information and acting upon directions they received prior to getting the flour bags.