Subsidy for the poor to be introduced by government to buy essential items next month: PM Imran Khan

Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf's Chairman and the PM of Pakistan Imran Khan says that the PTI government is committed to provide financial resources to help weaker segments of society buy basic essential commodities through a targeted subsidy.

The PM gave directions to finalize a new system as soon as possible so that it can be officially launched from the following month. Furthermore he talked in a briefing held on Monday, about introducing a new system of providing government subsidy to the weaker segments of society.

 Special assistant to PM, Dr Sania Nishtar briefed Imran Khan about the proposed system of providing targeted subsidy. She told the meeting that with the completion of 92% of the Ehsaas Survey, the remaining work will be completed by the end of this month.

The NBP president also briefed the meeting about the proposed system of providing a government subsidy to families belonging to the lower class.

The meeting was told that the introduction of a targeted subsidy system aims to provide financial assistance to millions of families in buying basic essential commodities.

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