'Govt showering gunny bags on middlemen

OUR STAFF REPORTER LAHORE - Calling Punjab Food Minister as the blue-eyed chap of Jaati Umra, provincial spokesman of PML-Q Akram Chaudhary has alleged that the minister is showering gunny bags on the middlemen by taking kickbacks. Akram made these claims and allegations while reacting to a statement of provincial food minister on Tuesday. He further alleged that PML-N MPAs were getting the gunny bags besides the middlemen from the provincial minister. The spokesman said that provincial food minister should not forget that he being a jails minister scuffled with the Lahore Airport authorities for clearing his luggage before criticising Chaudhary Pervaiz Elahi. He accused the provincial food minister of depriving the farmers of their rights on the behest of the chief minister. Meanwhile, PML-Q women MPAs, Dr Samya Amjad, Seemal Kamran and Khadija Farooqi while claiming that Punjab government had received Rs 12 billion under foreign aid and the chief minister was befooling the people by saying that provincial government would not accept any foreign assistance.

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