February 18, 2020 – Mudasser Chudhary:
Adviser to the Prime Minister on Finance and Revenue Dr. Abdul Hafeez Shaikh chaired a high level meeting here at the Finance Division to evaluate the current situation of prices of essential food items in the country.
The Adviser was given a detailed briefing on the prices of essential items, the price trends over the years and the comparative situation of prices in the international markets. The Adviser was also briefed on the measures taken to control the price hike of essential food items and the preparations for the upcoming months including Ramazan.
The Adviser directed the relevant stakeholders to take all requisite measures to ensure that reasonable prices of all essential items are maintained across the country with effective coordination of the provincial governments and the burden on the common man is not enhancd with runaway prices.