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CM Punjab directs to prepare safety plan during monsoon
August 06, 2020

Punjab Chief Minister Usman Buzdar has directed the concerned departments to complete all arrangements in view of possible flood during monsoon season in the province.

In a statement issued in Lahore on Thursday, he ordered the irrigation department to ensure availability of necessary equipment and human resources in view of the threat of flood.

Meanwhile, in a statement issued from Lahore, Punjab Chief Minister Sardar Usman Buzdar has said that sale of sugar and flour in excess of government rate will not be allowed across the province.

He said that administrative measures should be taken to ensure availability of flour and sugar in markets on governmental notification basis.

He ordered the Food Department to take strict legal action against flour and sugar hoarders and illicit profiteers.