ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Imran Khan has directed to formulate a comprehensive plan to meet the future needs and any emergency situation with regard to prices and availability of essential items in sufficient quantity.
Chairing a review meeting in Islamabad on Thursday, regarding prices and availability of essential items, he said strict legal measures should be taken against hoarders and profiteers.
The Prime Minister asserted that efforts should be made to avoid any additional burden on the poor people. He also emphasized on strengthening inter-provincial coordination to end disparity in prices of essential items.
Imran Khan instructed to utilize information technology in shifting agri produce from field to market to make the procedure more transparent so that both farmers and consumers can get best prices.
He advised to increase the number of godowns for the storage of edible items on modern lines.