Tuesday, November 2, 1999
|PDS levy sugar supply to continue
NEW DELHI, Nov 1 (UNI) Levy sugar will continue to be supplied in public distribution system. Denying press reports that the government would discontinue the supply of levy sugar in PDS from next month, the Ministry of Consumer Affairs and Public Distribution on Monday clarified that there was no such proposal before the government. In fact, the Central Government has already made allocations of levy sugar for November and December to various state governments and Union Territory administrations, an official release said here today.
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Amnesty to Suharto
JAKARTA, Nov 1 (AFP) Indonesian President Abdurrahman Wahid today said the government would grant amnesty to former President Suharto if he was found guilty of corruption during his 32-year rule, the country's chief corruption watchdog said. "According to Gus Dur, there will be a political amnesty for Suharto," Teten Masduki, of Indonesian Corruption Watch, told journalists after a meeting between Mr Wahid and 16 non-governmental organisations (NGOs) at the state guest house, Gus Dur is Wahid's nickname.
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