KARACHI: Sindh has rejected the federal government’s suggestion to immediately release wheat.
Addressing a press conference along with Minister for Agriculture, Ismail Rahu and Food Minister, Hari Ram, Sindh Govt Spokesperson Barrister Murtaza Wahab said KP failed to achieve the target of wheat procurement. Sindh has procured 8 million metric ton wheat, while Punjab achieved 90pc target and PASSCO achieved only 65 pc of its target.
The federal governemnt is presuirsing the provinces to release the wheat before the time to hide its negligence.
He added that the federal government is creating a handmade wheat crisis.