A meeting has been held under the chairmanship of Prime Minister Imran Khan in which a report on the action against the land Mafia has been presented.
During the meeting, Prime Minister Imran Khan said that operations against the land mafia would continue while upholding the rule of law in all cases.
Referring to Maryam Nawaz’s appearance in the NAB, the Prime Minister said that no one would be allowed to take the law into their hands.
The Prime Minister was briefed on the political situation in the country while other important issues were also discussed during the meeting.
In this regard, the Prime Minister said that the third wave of Corona is dangerous, Coronavirus SOPs across the country should be implemented in any case.
The Prime Minister further said that the process of issuance of health cards across the country should be expedited.
During the meeting, Prime Minister Imran Khan hinted at further expansion of the Ramadan package and said that he would not tolerate any shortcomings regarding the Ramadan package.
He has instructed his economic team to make basic necessities cheaper during Ramadan.
Earlier, the federal cabinet has approved the Ramadan Relief Package of Rs7.8 billion in order to facilitate the needy and poor across Pakistan.
The Ministry of Industries and Production had proposed a Ramadan relief package of more than Rs6.37 billion.
The government had come up with the package for Ramadan 2021 to ensure the sale of five essential items through Utility Stores at existing rates.
A summary of the relief package has been prepared by the Ministry of Industries and Production and sent to the Economic Co-ordination Committee.
According to the summary, sugar will be sold at Rs68 per kg, wheat flour at Rs800 per 20kg, ghee at Rs200 per kg.
A subsidy of Rs 50 will be given on tea leaves and Rs 20 on milk. Under the Ramadan package, subsidies of Rs 10 to Rs 50 have been proposed on 19 essential items.
A subsidy of Rs 20 per kg has been proposed for edible oil and Rs 15 per kg for gram pulses, while Rs 10,10 per kg has been proposed for two varieties of lentils.
It is proposed to give a subsidy of Rs 20 per kg on dates, Rs 10 per kg on basmati and sesame rice and Rs 12 per kg on rice.
A subsidy of Rs 25 per 1500 ml and Rs 20 per 800 ml has been proposed for the beverage bottles.