Strict Action will be taken against hoarders of wheat and sugar says PM

Syed Umarullah HussainiWeb Editor

06th Mar, 2020. 01:04 pm

Prime Minister Imran Khan ordered strict accountability measures against those trying to enforce scarcity of wheat and sugar in  country.

As per details, Imran Khan tasked his close associates to release names of those found involved in creating recent artificial shortage of commodities.

Prime Minister expressed firm resolve to punish all those involved in creating artificial shortage of wheat and sugar in the country sending the government and people into a frenzy and resulting in major discomfort for everyone.

Imran Khan said that there would be no respite for the guilty, the government had to bear great humiliation and criticism because of the action of a few.

The Prime Minister also stressed that the government’s policy is based upon transparency and no one would be allowed to sabotage this.

Earlier on March 3, Prime Minister Imran Khan declared 2020 as the year of employment and jobs of Pakistanis as Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) led federal government finalised further plans to provide relief to the nationals.

In Feb 2020, District authorities in Nawabshah claimed to have recovered over 2,000 sugar bags during a raid conducted on a godown.

Crackdown against sugar hoarders continues across the country on the directives of Prime Minister Imran Khan.

The raid on a godown was carried out in Muhammad Town of Nawabshah under the supervision of Assistant Com­missioner Tariq Solangi. The warehouse was sealed after the recovery of the sugar bags.

In a separate action against sugar hoarders on Friday, a team led by ADC Shaukat Ali Ujjan raided a godown of a hi-tech mill in Kotri and recov­ered more than 100,000 sugar sacks.

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