Minister for Agriculture Dr.Farrukh Javed paid a surprise visit to Gulshan-e-Ravi and Islam Pura Ramzan Bazaars on Wednesday and suspended Samanabad TMA In-charge Imtiaz Hassan over absence of staff, presence of expired oil and ghee in the market and closure of sugar stall in Gulshan-e-Ravi Ramzan Bazaar.
The minister also checked quality and availability of food items and directed the DCO Lahore to immediately take action against those responsible for price hike and ensure availability of commodities in Ramzan Bazaars.
During the visit of Islam Pura Ramzan Bazaar, the minister expressed displeasure over the complaints of people regarding shortage of lemons. He checked the efficiency of medical camp at the Ramzan Bazaas by asking the staff to check his blood pressure. The staff at medical camp was found to be inexperienced so the minister directed to ensure the presence of experienced staff at medical camps.
Later, talking to the media, he said that the Punjab government was focusing on providing relief to masses through efficient follow up of the Ramzan Bazaars across the province.
He said that agriculture marketing department’s fare price shops were providing exemplary relief to the citizen.