No shortage of wheat stock in GB’s upper areas: Official

ASTORE: There is no shortage of wheat stock in upper areas of districts of Gilgit Baltistan and sufficient stock is available to cater people’s needs during winter.

Director civil supply Gilgit Baltistan Ikramullah Baig told media persons that wheat was supplied to upper areas of different districts of Gilgit Baltistan and have rejected an impression of wheat shortage in upper areas of the province.

Wheat depots have been built at various main points in all districts to which wheat supply continued, he explained.

People in far flung areas are being facilitated and district officers were instructed to ensure smooth and easy available of wheat and flour to consumers, he concluded.