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The media center of the Egyptian Council of Ministers said that in light of the circulating rumors about the decision to reduce the proportion of citizens subsidized bread on cards, the Ministry of Supply denied these reports.

The Egyptian Ministry has confirmed that the reduction of the citizen’s share of subsidized rationed bread is wrong and that no decision has been taken on this matter, emphasizing the regularity of the payment of the citizen’s share of subsidized loaves of bread due to him. on cards, of course, 5 loaves a day, only 150. One loaf per month, at a price of 5 piastres per loaf, without any discounts.

And she pointed out that the loaves issued by the card during the month are calculated with accumulated points, provided that the cardholders pay the difference in bread points in the form of food and non-food products from various supply points by going to court. citizens to file complaints in case of non-payment by bakeries of the number of loaves of bread allotted to an individual on cards in full.

In a similar context, Egypt’s municipal bakeries produce 270 million loaves of bread daily to meet citizens’ demand for ration cards. One piastres for every loaf produced, and the citizen carries only 5 piastres. The citizen also receives 10 piastres. for each loaf left on the card from among the loaves to which he is entitled. Bread exchange coupons include the number of remaining bread points, which are given out to the family from grocery outlets in the form of supplies called “Bread Points Difference”, with the beginning of each new month, in parallel with the daily distribution of monthly items from grocery stores.

Source: RT

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