Provincial Industries and Trade Minister Mian Aslam Iqbal meets with Pakistan Vinaspati Manufacturers Association (PVMA) Delegation in which it was agreed to provide relief to the masses by reducing the prices of ghee and cooking oil during the Holy month of Ramadan-ul-Mubarik. Aslam Iqbal while talking on this occasion appreciated that traders and industrialists have always lent their helping hand to their fellow countrymen in every time of distress and difficulty.
The whole nation is bravely confronting dangerous coronavirus pandemic, he added. He urged them to play their effective and proactive role once again in this arduous situation. He exhorted them that it is high time to assist and help the corona affectees and misery-proned people in view of prevailing coronavirus pandemic and ghee manufacturers should lower the prices of cooking oil in order to provide maximum relief to the masses during Ramadan-ul-Mubarik.
The Minister further maintained that maximum benefits of lessening price of palm oil at international level must be accrued to the masses. It is also an opportunity to get the blessings and bounties of Allah Almighty by alleviating and eliminating sufferings of the masses facing affliction and agony.
He further stated it is dire need of time that the affluent and wealthy people should lend all out help to the impoverished and weak segment of society. He further lauded that PTI government has given mega fiscal relief package in the history of our country to help and assist the coronavirus affectees as well as others facing financial constraints owing to poverty and unemployment.
The delegation members assured Aslam Iqbal that they will provide relief to the masses by decreasing prices of ghee and cooking oil after holding mutual consultations. Secretary Industries and Trade Capt. (Rtd.) Zafar Iqbal, Additional Secretary, DG Industries, concerned officers and senior members of PVMA Kh. Arif Qasim, Tariq Ullah Sufi, Muhammad Waheed Chaudhary, Abid Ali Malik and others attended the meeting.