LAHORE - Punjab Chief Minister Shahbaz Sharif has said that on the instructions of PML-N Quaid Nawaz Sharif, Punjab government has taken up the mission of service to the masses and billions of rupees are being spent on the provision of Sasta atta, sugar and essential items to the poor, widows and orphans. He said that he is visiting every nook and corner of the province to ensure that benefits of Ramzan Package reach to the deserving persons. He said that only people have the right over the resources and these are being utilized for their benefit. Expressing his satisfaction over the arrangements in Ramzan bazaars in Hafizabad, he said that top three districts showing outstanding performance regarding supply of essential commodities to the masses in Ramzan will be awarded prizes. This was stated by him during his surprise visit to Ramzan bazaars and sale points of atta and sugar in Hafizabad yesterday. He inspected different stalls of vegetables, fruits and daily use items in Ramzan bazaars and inquired from the people about their availability and prices. The Chief Minister said that due to the collective efforts of the Punjab government and monitoring teams the benefits of Ramzan Package are reaching to the poor masses and as a result of better arrangements in Ramzan bazaars, people are not facing any difficulty in obtaining atta, sugar and other daily use items. He said that setting up of separate counters for the disabled, women and aged persons have facilitated them in obtaining articles of daily use. He said that during his surprise visit to Ramzan bazaars in Hafizabad today he was satisfied that all essential items, fruits and vegetables were easily available at cheaper rates. He said that Ramzan package worth billions of rupees is meant for the poor and low income people only and it is the collective responsibility of all members of the society to ensure that essential items should be available to the deserving persons at reasonable rates. He directed that a watchful eye should be kept on such elements who acquire cheap essential items for hoarding and profiteering. The Chief Minister during his visit to Ramzan bazaars in Hafizabad freely mingled with the people who were delighted to find him among them and raised slogans in his favour. Later, he inspected sale points of sugar and atta at Purana Hospital and inquired from the people about the availability of flour and sugar and their prices. The people informed him that due to the effective measures of Punjab government, high quality essential commodities are easily available to them at reasonable rates. The Chief Minister appreciated Chairman Taskforce Saira Afzal Tarar and local administration on excellent arrangements in Ramzan bazaars in Hafizabad.