Monday, 17 May 2021, 11:52:38 pm
Finance Minister stresses on coordinated efforts to check undue profiteering
May 04, 2021

Finance Minister Shaukat Tarin has urged provinces to ensure daily release of wheat on subsidized rates to keep the prices of flour in check.

Chairing a meeting of the National Price Monitoring Committee in Islamabad, the Finance Minister directed the respective provincial administrations and concerned departments for strict monitoring of prices of basic commodities and to ensure availability of sufficient stocks to provide relief to the consumers on Eid.

Finance Minister stressed coordinated and consolidated efforts by all concerned to check undue profiteering and to facilitate masses during the last week of Ramadan.

The NPMC was informed that the prices of 9 basic commodities registered a decline whereas 30 items remained stable during the week under review.