ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Imran Khan has taken a critical word of rising costs of important commodities and directed the federal and provincial governments to take instant steps to make sure an sufficient provide of such objects at reasonably priced costs.
In a press release issued by the Prime Minister Workplace (PMO) on Wednesday, Imran Khan expressed displeasure over the unrelenting worth rise even after petroleum costs had been slashed.
“The prime minister has taken a very serious view of the fact that while the federal government has reduced POL prices drastically in the past few months, there is no corresponding reduction in the prices of essential commodities. Rather these are showing an upward trend,” stated an official press launch of the PMO.
Federal, provincial governments advised to take motion
Prime Minister Khan additionally expressed concern over the hike in wheat flour costs. “There is no logic that flour prices should increase when harvesting of the wheat crop has recently ended.”
The prime minister requested the chief ministers and the provincial chief secretaries to look into the matter and make an effort to make sure that the impression of discount of gas costs is mirrored within the costs of important commodities.
“The provincial governments shall monitor the prices of essential commodities on a daily basis and make every effort to pass on the benefits of fuel price reduction to the common man,” the prime minister stated.
He directed that the Nationwide Value Monitoring Committee to observe the costs of important commodities, on a weekly foundation, and devise a mechanism to deliver down the costs.
The costs of petroleum have been drastically lowered in step with the sharp decline within the worldwide market. The prime minister introduced a minimize in costs to offer some aid to the nation in these arduous occasions.
Revealed in Daybreak, June 4th, 2020