LAHORE          -       In order to review measures to control prices of flour and sugar in the province, an important meeting was held under the chairmanship of Senior Provincial Minister for Food Abdul Aleem Khan and Chief Secretary Punjab Jawwad Rafique Malik, at the Chief Secretary’s Office here on Sunday.

The meeting deliberated on various action plans to contain the prices of flour and sugar.

Speaking at the meeting, the senior provincial minister said that the sale of 20 kg bags of flour at Rs 860 was being ensured across the province and teams of the Food Department and district administration are active in the field. “The report of Bureau of Statistics also confirmed availability of flour in Punjab comparatively at lower price.” He mentioned that different prices of flour in other provinces create problems, adding that the provinces would have to take steps to ensure the same price.

The Chief Secretary said that the prices of flour and sugar would be strictly enforced as per the directions of the Prime Minister and the Chief Minister of Punjab. The meeting was attended by administrative Secretaries of Food and Industries Departments, Director Food Punjab and officers concerned.