KARACHI - The Food Department of Sindh Government has claimed that no crisis of wheat shortage would emerge in the province as sufficient stocks is available to meet the consumption needs of the province. Provincial Secretary of the Food Department of Sindh Allah Dito Shar on Saturday while talking to The Nation claimed that no shortage of the commodity would emerge in the province. He said the Sindh government has taken various steps to avert the crisis in the province. He said, "On the request of Sindh government, the federal and Punjab governments also agreed to provide wheat to the Sindh government". The Trading Corporation of Pakistan (TCP) promised to provide at least one lac tons imported wheat, Provincial Secretary said and dispelled the impression of crisis of wheat shortage in the province during next month. He further said Passco has provide 10,000 tons wheat to the Sindh province while it agreed to provide another 15,000 tons of food staple to Sindh in next month. However, Provincial Secretary of Food Department pointed out that the Chief Executive of Sindh has approached the Punjab government and urged for supplying of one lac tons of indigenous wheat to the Sindh province. Giving the detail of efforts of Sindh government, he said the Sindh Chief Minister of Sindh Syed Qaim Ali Shah informed about the wheat scarcity in the province to Punjab Chief Minister Shahbaz Sharif. He urged Punjab CM that one lac ton indigenous wheat should be provided to Sindh on immediate basis. Provincial Secretary said that Punjab CM has positively responded to the Sindh government request.