Consumers suffer as misuse of govt subsidy goes unchecked

from Express Tribune, by Zafar Bhutta
ISLAMABAD: The misuse of government subsidy goes on unchecked in Pakistan as happens in cases of sugar and wheat.

Ramazan package, an annual feature, is no exception, though it is supposed to provide some solace to the country’s citizens from rising prices in the holy month. But subsidy under this package proves to be a blessing for some suppliers, who provide adulterated products to the Utility Stores Corporation (USC) at higher prices.

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