Action ordered against hoarding, unjustified price hike - Pakistan News Digest

Action ordered against hoarding, unjustified price hike

KARACHI: Chief Secretary Sindh Mohammad Ejaz Chaudhry taking notice of newspaper reports about public problems and complaints, has directed divisional and district administration officials to take steps to overcome unjustified price hike of consumer goods across Sindh province.

He said that stern action should be taken against the people involved in hoarding, fabricated shortage and unjustified price raise of eatables. “The sale of hazardous goods should be brought into end”, he said.

The Chief Secretary said called upon Department of Supply and Prices, Home Department and Local Government Department Secretaries and Commissioners and Deputy Commissioners to enhance mutual coordination to take action against hoarding and unjustified price hike of eatables besides evolving effective strategy to resolve such menaces.

The monitoring of purchase and sale of consumers goods be ensured and those violating laws in this regard be punished and fined. He also stressed the need to overcome adulteration in milk, ghee and spices.

   

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