[size=36]Trade announces the launch of the fourth meal of the food basket[/size]
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The Ministry of Commerce announced, on Sunday, the launch of the processing of the fourth meal of the food basket, and as of the tenth of this month, calling on food agents to review the cutting centers in Baghdad and the provinces for the purpose of cutting the quotas of citizens and according to the cutting schedules.
The ministry said in a statement that Mawazine News received a copy of it, that the food company has completed its technical preparations to receive the materials supplied to the account of the food basket in the ministry’s stores, which will be distributed to all the Iraqi people who are covered by the ration card system and according to the marketing plan for processing prepared by the company, starting from The poorest areas, followed by the rest of the areas.
The statement indicated that, at the same time, the Minister of Trade, Alaa Al-Jubouri, had previously instructed the general managers to supervise the processing of food basket and flour materials in the governorates, as well as directing the joint monitoring teams of the commercial and financial control departments to plan and follow-up to follow up on cutting operations, equipping agents, and auditing the types supplied to citizens from The agents of their areas are accepted daily, notifying violations and violations, and taking immediate and timely measures against violators and manipulators, up to the point of closing the agency, as well as conducting periodic visits to the supervisory teams of warehouses and quality control laboratories to follow up the receipt and examination of the food basket items.
The statement noted that the Commercial Control Department, in cooperation with the security services, is following the movement of food prices and taking legal measures against the exploiters and manipulators by raising their prices in the local market.