Karachi, Pakistan: Pakistan's Karachi city is facing acute shortage of wheat, forcing the authority to bring 107,000 metric tonnes of the grainfrom rural Sindh, media reports said on Tuesday.
The decision was taken in a session chaired by Sindh Chief Minister Murad Ali Shah. The chief minister was briefed on the shortage of wheat in Karachi, reported Ary News.
The director of the food department said that Karachi will need the stock of 107,000 metric tonnes of wheat for February and the same stock will be required for the month of March, reported the newspaper.
Imdad Shah was quoted as saying by Ary News that the session was also attended by the representatives of Pakistan Agricultural Storage and Services Corporation (Passco) and the rate offered by Passco was high.