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CM Calls for A Plan to Provide Edibles at Affordable Rates during Ramadan – Press Note issued by Government of the Punjab

Lahore, March 09, 2023 (PPI-OT): Caretaker Chief Minister Punjab Mohsin Naqvi has called for a comprehensive plan to provide essential commodities at affordable prices to the people during the holy month of Ramadan. A meeting was held at the CM Office in which the secretary agriculture department briefed about the demand and supply of pulses, vegetables, fruits, and their prices.

The chief minister has directed that the best practices be adopted to stabilize prices of essential commodities and added that line departments should prepare a working plan with demand forecasting to ensure stability in prices.

The Chief Minister said that talks be held with the poultry association to propose practical solutions to reduce the price of chicken meat. He added that a plan should be developed to reduce the prices of essential commodities to provide real relief to the people. Similarly, a price-control mechanism be made more effective to create ease for the common man through an efficient system, he added. Provincial Minister Industries SM Tanveer, secretary agriculture, secretary food, secretary livestock and others attended the meeting.

For more information, contact:
Directorate General Public Relations,
Government of the Punjab
Lahore, Pakistan
Tel: +92-42-9201390-86

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