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PM Shehbaz will soon announce relief package for low income people: Ishaq Dar

On Wednesday in Islamabad, a follow-up meeting regarding the PM’s relief package through the Federal Stores Corporation was presided over by Minister for Finance and Revenue Ishaq Dar.

Details indicate that the Finance Minister informed officials that the Prime Minister would shortly launch a relief program for those making less than Rs. 50,000 per month. The Ministry of Industry and Production created the relief package.

The chair was informed of the prime minister’s relief programme. The subsidies offered on five basic commodities—pulses, wheat, sugar, rice, and ghee—through the Food Stores Corporation to help the country’s population.

The meeting covered a comprehensive hybrid strategy with both targeted and non-targeted components. In order to offer the lowest rungs of society the most relief. The meeting also examined the subsidy’s financial implications.

The minister expressed the determination of the current administration to help and support the poor as much as possible. He highlighted further that the current administration is cognizant of the problems facing the general public. Giving them the most assistance possible is its top priority.

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