All possible steps to be taken to stabilize price of wheat
ISLAMABAD-Punjab Senior Minister Abdul Aleem Khan has said that all possible steps would be taken to stabilize
the price of wheat.
He said this while presiding over a meeting which discussed prices of wheat and flour here on Thursday.
basis. He said that Prime Minister Imran Khan had removed all the hurdles for importing wheat. Private sector
could import as much wheat as per their requirement, he maintained.
Aleem Khan said that food department should prepare new recommendations with regard to price of wheat
He underlined the need to change the mechanism to give targeted subsidy on flour and added that it was not
justified that everyone gets subsidy on flour.
Government would not allow hoarders to play with the people, he added.
He said, "Demand and supply issue leads to increase and decrease in prices of the wheat and flour."
During the meeting Food Secretary Waqas Ali Mehmood gave detailed briefing on wheat and flour situation
in the province.