Finance Minister Hammad Azhar has emphasised the need for coordinated and consolidated efforts by all concerned to provide essential items to the general public at fair prices.
Chairing the meeting of the National Price Monitoring Committee in Islamabad today (Monday), he said controlling inflation is the top most priority of the government.
He directed MD Utility Stores Corporation to ensure uninterrupted supply of basic commodities at Utility Stores outlets during Ramadan.
Taking stock of the situation, the Finance Minister directed the representatives of the Provincial government to take appropriate measures for keeping prices of the wheat flour bags in check. The NPMC urged the provinces to take all possible measures to ensure smooth supply of wheat at fair prices across the board.