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Pakistan

CM directs action over increased sugar, flour prices

  • He has also directed to improve the supply of sugar and flour along with availability in open markets at fixed rates.
06 Aug 2020

LAHORE: Punjab Chief Minister Sardar Usman Buzdar has expressed strong indignation over artificial increases in the rates of sugar and flour and directed the administration and food department to take action against hoarders and profiteers.

He has also directed to improve the supply of sugar and flour along with availability in open markets at fixed rates.

Any delay in the availability of sugar and flour would not be tolerated and selling sugar and flour at exorbitant rates would not be allowed, he added.

The CM also directed Senior Minister Abdul Aleem Khan to review the stocks, supply and rates of sugar and flour by visiting divisional headquarters and weekly reports be submitted to the CM Office.