PM Imran approves measures to control prices

Prime Minister Imran Khan directs to utilize volunteers of Tiger Force to check inflation in essential commodities

ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Imran Khan on Tuesday approved proposed measures aimed at controlling rising prices of wheat, sugar, and other essential commodity items in the country. The meeting was attended by members of the economic team, federal ministers, Governor State Bank of Pakistan, and provincial chief secretaries.

Imran Khan approved the proposed measures for bringing down the prices during the meeting besides also directing strict action against hoarders and those jacking up prices unnecessarily. During the first phase of the meeting, the situation pertaining to the availability and price of wheat in Pakistan was mulled over besides also discussing the province-wise need of the basic food commodity. The prime minister was briefed over measures taken by the public and private sector to import wheat in the country.

According to the details, the government has decided to use all resources against inflation in the country. PM Imran Khan has decided to once again use the services of volunteers of Tiger Force for the identification of hoarders.


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