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PM directs for NAP to check prices of essential commodities
February 13, 2020

Prime Minister Imran Khan has directed provincial governments to prepare a National Action Plan within one week to check adulteration and inflation in the country.  

Chairing a high-level meeting in Islamabad today, he directed Chief Secretaries of all provinces to chalk out an effective strategy and present a roadmap against hoarding within one week. 

The Prime Minister warned that strict action will be taken against the elements involved in hoarding of various commodities, including milk, sugar, rice, and meat.

Imran Khan was given a detailed briefing on the measures regarding online delivery of commodities of daily usage, launching of a mobile application about prices and formation of farm markets to facilitate farmers in all major cities of the country.

Expressing serious concern over rising prices of flour in Sindh, the Prime Minister directed Chief Secretary Sindh to ensure immediate measures to control prices of flour in the province.

The meeting reviewed various measures taken by the government to check adulteration, hoarding and inflation in the country.


(Imran/Abdul Rehman)