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PM directs to take all measures to prevent rise in prices of essential items

January 1, 2021 | | Share:

Islamabad, January 01, 2021 (PPI-OT): Prime Minister Imran Khan has given clear instructions to take all measures to prevent rise in prices of wheat flour, sugar and pulses as these commodities are essential items for any poor family. He was chairing weekly review meeting of priority areas in Islamabad today (Thursday). The Prime Minister also emphasized on taking steps to increase exports and find local alternatives to imports to further increase current account surplus and to avoid pressure on foreign exchange reserves.

During the meeting, the Prime Minister granted approval to online agri dashboard prepared by National Security Division, which will monitor availability of edible items’ stock and their prices at the national, provincial, and district level.

For more information, contact:
Ministry of Information and Broadcasting
Government of Pakistan
4th Floor, Cabinet Block, Pak. Secretariat, Islamabad, Pakistan
Tel: +92-51-9103557
Email: info@moib.gov.pk
Website: http://www.moib.gov.pk

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