25,250 tons of imported sugar arrives in Karachi

A ship carrying sugar imported by the Trading Corporation of Pakistan (TCP) has arrived in Karachi.

An official of the TCP said here on Thursday that a vessel with 25,250 metric ton of sugar has arrived at the outer anchorage of Port Qasim here. The vessel will be berthed on Thursday morning and the unloading will start immediately.

The TCP official further stated that the shipments of sugar are taking place as per contracts awarded in view of the decision of the Economic Coordination Committee of the Cabinet.

The spokesperson said 25,250 tons of imported sugar will be handed over to the Punjab Food Department.

On October 6, the Provincial Cabinet had allowed the Trading Corporation of Pakistan (TCP) and the Punjab Food Department to import 151,700 tonnes of sugar.