BAHAWALPUR- Bahawalpur Deputy Commissioner Irfan Ali Kathia visited Ramazan Bazaar at Model Bazaar Bahawalpur here on Thursday.
The deputy commissioner of Bahawalpur town, the secretary of the market committee and other relevant staff were present on the occasion. The deputy commissioner inspected food stalls, flour, sugar, chicken and agricultural shops at fair prices in the Ramazan bazaar. He said the food items would be sold at low prices at the Ramazan bazaar.
He said food items were subsidized at fixed rates by the government in Ramazan bazaars. He said price control magistrates should be actively working throughout the district. He said a 10 kg bag of flour would be sold for Rs. 450. The government has provided a subsidy of Rs 125 for 10 grams of flour. He added that the subsidy is given at the rate of Rs. 12 per kg on chicken and Rs. 6 per dozen on eggs at the Ramazan bazaar. He said 13 items, including apples, bananas, dates, lemons, okra, pumpkins, tomatoes, potatoes, onions, garlic, lentils and pea flour chicks, were subsidized in the fair price shop of agriculture to relieve the population. He said food prices should be displayed properly and cleanliness arrangements should be made properly in Ramazan bazaars.
He ordered the Ramazan bazaar manager and other staff to perform their duties properly.
Literary and cultural festival held in Bahawalpur
The Bahawalpur Literary and Cultural Festival will revive the great cultural and scholarly traditions of the Bahawalpur region. The second edition of the large-scale literary and cultural festival was held on a large scale.
The competent leadership of the Vice Chancellor of Islamia University of Bahawalpur Engr. Professor Athar Mahboob has played a key role in the scientific, literary and cultural development of the region. These views were voiced by former parliamentarian, poet and writer Syed Tabish Alwari during a meeting of Bahawalpur Literary and Cultural Festival organizers chaired by Vice Chancellor Engr. Professor Dr. Athar Mahboob.
He said that the whole team deserves to be congratulated for successfully organizing the 4-day Literary and Cultural Festival in a very short time. Vice-Chancellor Eng. Professor Athar Mahboob said organizers are expected to start preparations for holding this festival this year. He said that all the festival events were organized in a professional and standard manner, and the tremendous participation of teachers and students was very encouraging.
Treasurer Prof. Dr. Abu Bakar, Director of Student Affairs Rizwan Majeed, Director of Alumni Dr. Azhar Hussain, Focal Person Director Press Media and Publications Shahzad Ahmed Khalid, Senior State Care Officer Farkhanda Tehseen, Prof. Dr. Amir Sohail Chairman Department of Urdu, Prof. Dr. Naveed Aslam Malghani, Shehzad Asif Qureshi Project Director, Chief Librarian Shehzad Karim, Maria Ansari Principal College of Art and Design, Chief Security Officer Major Ejaz Hussain Shah, Dr. Rafiqul Islam Chairman Department of Iqbal Studies, Salman Mehmood Qureshi Director IUB Dost , Dr. Ismat Durrani Chairman Persian Department, Dr. Abdullah Director Biodiversity Park, Additional Treasurer Tariq Mehmood Sheikh, Dr. Rashid Shaheen Cut-Flower Project Manager, Sajeela Kausar Additional Director Student Affairs, Zahid Suleiman Manager Printing Press, Farjad Faiz, Consulting IUB Fine Art Society, Arif Masood Senior Transport Officer, Abida Firdous Additional Director IUB Dost, Fatima Mazahir R Deputy Public Affairs Registrar, Athar Lashari, Agha Sadaf Mehdi, Ayesha Ilyas, Rashid Khurshid, Sohail Amin, Muhammad Iqbal, Hafiz Marjan Haider, Qarratul Ain and Muhammad Asad Naeem were present.