Ramazan Relief Package approved by Cabinet

The Federal Cabinet has greenlit a Ramazan Relief Package worth Rs. 7.4 billion to alleviate the financial burden on the general public during the upcoming holy month of Ramazan.

The package is specifically designed to provide subsidies to the targeted beneficiaries of the Benazir Income Support Programme (BISP) through Utility Stores, ensuring that essential items are more affordable for those in need.

Discounts will be offered on 19 crucial items available at official utility stores. These items include staples such as flour, sugar, ghee, cooking oil, rice, and pulses, among others. Additionally, items like dates, besan, milk, beverages, and spices will also be subject to price reductions.

Here is the list of items included in the Ramazan Relief Package:

  1. Flour
  2. Sugar
  3. Ghee
  4. Cooking oil
  5. Rice
  6. Pulses
  7. Dates
  8. Besan
  9. Milk
  10. Beverages
  11. Spices

The relief package is scheduled to kick off at Utility Stores nationwide starting from March 4. The Economic Coordination Committee (ECC) of the cabinet had previously approved the package, highlighting the government’s commitment to easing the financial strain on citizens, especially during the month of Ramazan.

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