CM order all-out measures to control sugar prices

The chief minister said the price control mechanism should be effective before Ramazan


APP April 28, 2019
Punjab CM Usman Buzdar. PHOTO: FILE

LAHORE: Punjab Chief Minister Sardar Usman Buzdar has decided to take all-out measures for consistency in the price of essential food items especially sugar.

The chief minister, presiding over a high level meeting, directed to make the price control mechanism effective before the start of Ramazan and said indiscriminate crackdown would be launched against hoarders and profiteers.

He said all administrative powers should be used to ensure the sale of food items according to rate list and profiteering would not be tolerated. He directed to take all-out measures to provide relief to the people saying law would come to action against those selling essential items on inflated rates.

Published in The Express Tribune, April 28th, 2019.

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