Investigation of wheat import scam complete, debris placed on food security, four officers suspended

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Investigation of wheat import scam complete, debris placed on food security, four officers suspended

Islamabad: Major progress has been made in the investigation of the wheat import scam and the inquiry committee gave a clean chit to the caretaker government and put all the responsibility on food security.

According to the details, the committee formed to investigate the additional wheat import scandal on the instructions of Prime Minister Shehbaz Sharif submitted its report.

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In the report, the inquiry committee gave a clean chit to the caretaker government, while four officers of National Food Security have been held responsible. On the recommendation of the committee, the Prime Minister suspended the four officers for poor planning and negligence.

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The Prime Minister approved formal action against former Federal Secretary Muhammad Asif on the recommendation of the committee.

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On the other hand, the Food Department of Punjab has suspended twenty officers for negligence, while the 42 floor accused have been fined heavily and the licenses of some mills have been suspended.

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