Trade: a food basket for employees whose salaries are less than two million
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Yesterday, Wednesday, the Ministry of Commerce clarified the Council of Ministers' decision to block the ration card, while the General Company for Foodstuff Trade in Maysan Governorate announced the opening of the marketing center of the Ministry of Commerce, which includes various commodities, foodstuffs, and household items at competitive prices.
The ministry's spokesman, Muhammad Hanoun, said in a statement to "INA": "The Cabinet's decision to withhold the ration card concerns those who receive a salary of two million dinars or more."
Hanoun added, "The ministry has prepared books and sent them to the relevant ministries to implement the Prime Minister's decision related to preparing the food basket for families whose salaries are less than two million dinars." His salary is less than two million dinars.
And the official spokesman added, "Any merchant registered in the Companies Registrar's Department will be included in the decision to deduct or withhold the ration card, and the same applies to doctors, engineers and pharmacists," stressing that "all companies are registered with the department and there is no unregistered company."
To Maysan, where the director of the branch of the foodstuff trading company in the province, Raed Shaher Lazem Al-Bahadli, said: "The marketing center of the Ministry of Commerce in Maysan Governorate constitutes an important step within the ministry's commercial approach, which aims to support vulnerable groups," noting that "this center with its goods and materials Subsidized food contributed to creating price stability and limiting monopoly in commercial markets.
Al-Bahadly added, "This marketing center has today become a successful and essential alternative to expensive markets, as it provides various commodities and foodstuffs such as meat, eggs, legumes, and various household essentials at competitive prices.
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