Fawad says govt to carry ‘main aid’ for lots

Information Minister Fawad Chaudhry addresses a press conference in Islamabad. — PID/File
Information Minister Fawad Chaudhry addresses a press convention in Islamabad. — PID/File

ISLAMABAD: The authorities will quickly carry “great relief” to the lots on important meals gadgets, Federal Minister for Information and Broadcasting, Fawad Chaudhry mentioned Friday.

Fawad’s assertion got here amid countrywide protests staged by Opposition events towards the rising inflation within the nation.

The minister mentioned that the lots shall be offered aid on a number of fundamental meals gadgets, together with wheat, sugar, pulses, and ghee.

“Aside from food items, the government will also provide relief to the masses on health and education,” he mentioned, including that every one residents of Punjab shall be eligible to get a well being card by March 2022.

“The issuance of cards will start in December this year and citizens will be able to choose a doctor or hospital to get treatment,” the minister mentioned.

“Using the health card, citizens will be able to avail the services of both public and private hospitals free of charge,” he mentioned.

Fawad Chaudhry mentioned that each household in Punjab will have the ability to use Rs1 million yearly from the well being card whereas this “game-changer programme will now provide quality treatment to the poor as well as people belonging to the middle class.”


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