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January 7, 2020

PM Imran Khan approves relief package for Utility Stores

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January 7, 2020

ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Imran Khan has formally approved a relief package for the Utility Stores across the country, bringing the price of regular use commodity items down considerably, a private news channel reported on Monday.

The price of sugar per kilogram is available on a discount of Rs7 in Utility Stores, the retail price of sugar in the open market it Rs75 and will be available in Rs68 per kg at the Utility Stores. Prices of rice, white chickpeas along with other commodity items will also be reduced.

Official notification of the discounted prices of commodity items has been issued and implementation on it will begin across the country from today (Tuesday). Earlier on July 31, a delegation of the Utility Stores Corporation called upon the Prime Minister Imran Khan. The meeting underscored bettering and working towards improving the stores and their efficiency increased.

The prime minister expressed the desire to turn the corporation into a world-class organisation. He directed the delegation to revamp the institute on a retail basis like stores are in the developed countries.