Islamabad, December 30, 2020 (PPI-OT):Prime Minister Imran Khan has said that stability in prices of edible items is the top priority of the government and directed to strictly monitor demand and supply indicators of these commodities to avoid any crisis.
Chairing a high-level meeting on prices of essential items in Islamabad on Wednesday, he ordered to take strict action against hoarders and elements involved in food adulteration as no one will be allowed to endanger people’s health. Imran Khan gave instructions to formulate an annual plan in partnership with the ministry of National Food Security and Pakistan Bureau of Statistics, while keeping in view wheat demand, available stock of the commodity and upcoming crop.
He also directed to identify sugar mills involved in tax evasion and to ensure legal action against them. The Prime Minister said that a decline in prices of essential items has been witness in last two months and steps should be taken to keep this momentum.
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