Chief Minister Punjab Sardar Usman Buzdar has said the government is duty-bound to ensure the food needs of the people. In his message, Usman Buzdar stated that a balanced diet is the need of every human being and the PTI government has taken different steps to deal with this important issue of food autarky. Close collaboration is imperative between the government and the private sector to protect the food needs of the people. In this regard, people should also be educated to avoid wasting food to minimize the shortage of food items, he emphasised. The CM impressed upon the wealthy stratum to share their bounties of life with the destitute. The purpose of celebrating world food day is to expedite the efforts of solving the problems resulting due to the shortage of food items, he said. It is the message of this day that implementation of policies should be ensured to deal with the lack of public access to food. We should also reiterate that all efforts will be made to fulfil the food needs of the people, concluded the CM.