Ex-mill price of sugar depreciated due to govt’s effective intervention: PM

Arhama AltafWeb Editor

02nd Dec, 2020. 06:49 pm
PM Imran Khan

Prime Minister Imran Khan has said that due to effective intervention of the incumbent government, the country witnessed a downfall in sugar price by Rs 20/kg within 20 days.

In a tweet on Wednesday, the Prime Minister wrote, “Due to effective intervention by Govt, ex-mill price of sugar is down by Rs 20/kg within 20 days. Distribution of imported sugar at control rates & timely start of the crushing season also ensured. I have asked provinces to ensure fair & swift cane payments are made to farmers.”

Earlier in a day, PM  Imran Khan said that a committee will be formed immediately to make progress on giving provincial status to Gilgit-Baltistan (GB) region.

PM Imran Khan attended the oath-taking ceremony of cabinet members. GB governor administered oaths to the newly-elected members of the Gilgit-Baltistan Legislative Assembly (GBLA).

During his address to the cabinet, he said that the PTI government is well aware of the problems being faced by the people of the GB. He added that all the issues will be addressed to provide maximum relief to the people.

Imran Khan said that the government has also planned to bring health insurance in Gilgit Baltistan that will facilitate the poor and low-income people.

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