LAHORE (OUR STAFF REPORTER): The Pakistan Agricultural Storage and Service Corporation Limited (Passco) has claimed to procure 22 per cent of wheat from growers so far and distribute more than 50 per cent gunny bags across the country.  The Passco started procurement from May 1 and distributed 56 per cent gunny bags in Punjab, 88 per cent in Sindh, 63 per cent in Balochistan, it was informed to the federal minister for national food and security on Monday. ]1Minister Skindar Bosan visited the Passco Lahore centre and appreciated its efforts for wheat procurement on merit, said the Pasco spokesperson.

The minister presided over a meeting regarding Passco wheat procurement which was attended by all general managers, it was stated. He was informed about gunny bags distribution by Pasco GM Brigadier (r) Rashid Ali.