LAHORE - Provincial Minister for food Bilal Yaseen has directed all the price control magistrate to start sudden visits to Sunday Bazaars across the province.

He expressed these views while talking to the price control magistrates in a departmental meeting yesterday. The officers of the food department and price control magistrate from various districts were present in the meeting.

The minister said that it is our primary responsibility to ensure provision of qualitative edible things on market prices, crackdown will be start soon against illegal profiteers. Minister said that all the price control magistrates should ensure monitoring of Sunday bazaars with collaboration of district government.

Bilal Yaseen has said that under the vision of Chief Minster Punjab Shahbaz Sharif it is our responsibility to ensure the quality of vegetables, fruits and other basic necessaries. He directed to all concerned officers to monitor the prices, standard of edible things and measurements scales in Sunday Bazaars across the province.

He directed to ensure the provision of onions, tomato, potato and other basic vegetables on market standard rates. Minister said that a crackdown against the illegal profiteers will be start soon and those who found guilty will be punished. He said that he would himself visits the Sunday Bazaars in various cities to ensure the monitoring process and those involved in overcharging will be dealt with iron hand.