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Movement of wheat across borders of Sindh banned

Karachi, March 13, 2015 (PPI-OT): The Home Department Government of Sindh has under Section 144 Cr.P.C. imposed complete ban on movement/inflow of wheat across the borders of Sindh Province and on movement of wheat flour to Karachi from other districts of Sindh Province for a period of sixty (60) days with immediate effect.

It is mentioned here that the Food Department Government of Sindh is starting procurement of Wheat Crop-2015 with effect from 15-03-2015 and there is likelihood that the wheat may get its way from Punjab province to Sindh through bordering districts and reach Karachi being main consuming center. This may affect the releases from government reserves and possibly face the storage problem as well as affect the local growers.

For more information, contact:
The Information Department
Block-95 Sindh Secretariat 4-B,
Opposite Sindh Assembly Building Karachi
Email: sindhpressinformation@gmail.com, director_pi@sindhinformation.gos.pk
Phone: +92-021-99204401, +92-021-99204423
Fax: +92-021-99202609, +92-021-99204417
Website: sindhinformation.gos.pk

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