ISLAMABAD – Prime Minister Imran Khan on the price of wheat flour affects the poor people the most, therefore, all administrative measures must be ensured in this regard.
Presiding over a meeting in Islamabad on Thursday to review the steps taken to bring down the prices of essential commodities, he said that the entire focus of the government is to provide relief to the common man.
The meeting was attended by Minister for Finance Abdul Hafeez Sheikh, Minister for Economic Affairs Khusro Bakhtiar, Governor SBP Raza Baqir and other senior officials.
The meeting was informed that the business community is appreciative of the government s economic policies.
Various proposals were furnished in the meeting to bring down the prices of essential commodities. Apart from the administrative measures, the proposals envisaged use of technology to ensure transparency and discourage exploitation of the growers.
The prime minister directed that the proposals be given final shape in order to ensure their implementation.