LAHORE: Sindh Caretaker Chief Minister Maqbool Baqar met with Punjab Caretaker Chief Minister Mohsin Naqvi at Punjab House, Islamabad, on Sunday. Essential steps to bring stability in the cotton price were discussed during the meeting, said a handout issued here.

It was decided during the meeting to contact the federal government to bring stability in the cotton price. Both chief ministers agreed that farmers in Sindh and Punjab would be facilitated in obtaining real profit of their crop and the Prime Minister would be formally requested for purchasing cotton through the Trading Corporation of Pakistan.

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CM Mohsin Naqvi stated that farmers of Sindh and Punjab should not at all sell their cotton crops at a low price. “We will not let the labour of farmers go waste” he added. Naqvi vowed that Punjab and Sindh would take every possible measure in this regard.


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Kashif Oct 16, 2023 09:48am
Why can't the government stop meddling in every aspect of market prices for a whole plethora of goods in Pakistan?! It is this pseudo socialism that has destroyed our economy since the 70s, while inflating the incentives in the public sector for corruption!
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