Finance Minister directs to provide essential commodities at affordable rates

Finance Minister Dr. Abdul Hafeez Shaikh has ordered to ensure provision of essential commodities at affordable prices across the board.

Chairing weekly meeting of the National Price Monitoring Committee in Islamabad on Monday, Finance Minister directed ministry of Industries and Production to continuously monitor stocks of sugar, its supply position and prices in the market.

National Price Monitoring Committee reviewed price trend of essential commodities especially wheat flour, eggs, chicken, sugar and edible oil during the last week.

The NPMC lauded efforts of the concerned departments and Provincial governments for vigilant monitoring of the prices of essential commodities and urged to continue the momentum to provide maximum relief to the general public.


Source: Radio Pakistan