Finance Minister directs NPMC to minimize prices gap b/w growers, retailers

June 16, 2021: Minister for Finance and Revenue Shaukat Tarin has directed the National Price Monitoring Committee to adopt a comprehensive and proactive strategy to minimize the price gap between growers and retailers.

Presiding over the meeting of the National Price Monitoring Committee in Islamabad, he said this reduction in the gap would significantly lower the prices of essential commodities for end users.

The Finance Minister said the difference between wholesale and retail prices of essential items is not only huge but also varies across different cities which require thorough analysis.

He said a multi-pronged approach is being followed to bring ease to the lives of the poor as per the vision of Prime Minister Imran Khan.

Radio Pakistan

Posted on: 2021-06-16T10:03:00+05:00