LAHORE - A delegation of the Pakistan Sugar Mills Association, led by its chairman Sikandar Khan, met Finance Minister Ishaq Dar and Chief Minister Punjab Shahbaz Sharif here on Saturday.

The delegation apprised the finance minister of the issues faced by the sugar millers in the country due to low prices of sugar in the local and the international markets and the high cost of production. The delegation requested the finance minister to help and facilitate the sugar producers for export of surplus sugar stock. Finance Minister Ishaq Dar constituted a committee comprising representatives of Ministry of National Food Security, Ministry of Commerce, Federal Board of Revenue and PSMA to discuss the issues in detail and suggest remedial measures for consideration at the appropriate forum.  The delegation thanked the Finance Minister for his due care and hoped that their issues would be accorded due consideration for finding remedies.