Islamabad’s first Mobile Utility Store launched

Asad Umar inaugurates first mobile utility store in Islamabad

Utility Stores launched its first mobile store in Islamabad. The store was inaugurated by Federal Minister for Planning, Development and Special Initiatives Asad Umar.

The initiative has been launched to provide easy access to people as they stay home during the partial lockdown amid the coronavirus pandemic.

The minister on the occasion reaffirmed that the needy will be provided with the basic necessities without disruption. “Flour, lentils and ghee (oil) will be provided at every street on lesser rates,” Umar said.

He also noted that the government has launched a relief package for coronavirus. “For the ease of the general public, a Rs50 billion package was approved,” the minister. In the first phase, a total of eight utility stores will be opened, he added.

Managing Director Utility Stores Umar Lodhi said that mobile utility stores will be launched in far-flung areas of the country and the items from Ramzan relief package will be available at the stores. He also added that there are 4,000 utility stores across the country, which is not enough.  

Earlier, the Prime Minister announced a 1.2 trillion rupees relief package for coronavirus.  

Sayyar Gul
Sayyar Gul is doing his MS Computational Sciences & Engineering from National University of Science and Technology. He is technology enthusiast with keen interest in new technological developments from around the world.

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