14 ‘Ramazan bazaars’ to be set up in district


The city district government Rawalpindi is finalizing arrangements to establish 14 “Ramazan sasta bazaars” to provide all kitchen items at subsidized rates to the the people during the holy month of ramazan.
Spokesman city district government said arrangements in this regard are being finalized and all out efforts in accordance with the special directives of Chief Minister Punjab would be made to provide relief to the citizens particularly during the holy month of Ramazan-ul-Mubarik. A special meeting which will be chaired by District Coordination Officer (DCO) Saqib Zafar in this connection would be held next week.
He said “Ramazan Sasta bazaars” would be set up in Rawalpindi city and cantonment board area at Committee Chowk, Nawaz Sharif Park, Dhoke Kala Khan, Chungi No 22, Chore Chowk and Liaquat Bagh.
The citizens will be able to purchase all kitchen items including atta sugar, dall, basin, meat, chicken, onion, potatoes and ghee at subsidized rates which will be 15 percent to 30 percent less to open market rates.
Fresh vegetables, fruits and dates would also be available in these bazaars. He informed that special price control magistrates would be appointed in each bazaar to keep check on the prices and quality of the kitchen items.
All possible facilities for the convenience of the citizens would also be provided there. Price magistrates would not only check the rates in ‘Ramazan Bazaars’ but also in the open market particularly during ramazan.