Government to announce Rs2.5bn Ramazan relief package


Files ISLAMABAD: The government has decided to allocate Rs2.5bn for subsidies on 19 food items in Ramazan, said the Managing Director of the Utility Stores Cooperation on Tuesday. Subsidies ranging from 5% to 25% will be allocated for 19 food items during Ramazan, he said. Some of the food items that will be subsidised include gram flour, dates, pulses, ghee, tea, beverages, and other food items during the holy month.