Supreme Court of Pakistan has refused to grant stay on Lahore High Courts verdict of fixing sugar price at Rs 40 per kg, report said. However, the court accepted the pleas by the federal and provincial governments of Sindh, Punjab and NWFP to be the parties in the petitions filed by the Punjab Sugar Dealers Association, Pakistan Sugar Mills Association, Makkah Sugar Mills (Pvt) Ltd, Sheikhoo Sugar Mills (Pvt) Ltd and one Abdul Quddus Malik. The two-member bench of the Supreme Court - comprises of Chief Justice of Pakistan Justice Iftikhar Muhammad Chaudhry and Justice Mian Shakirullah Jan, resumed Thursday the hearing of identical petitions seeking suspension of LHCs suo motu order of Sept 3 of fixing the sweetener rate at Rs 40 per kg. The bench ordered the Competition Commission of Pakistan (CCP) to present its report on current sugar crisis on the next hearing set to be held on Oct 1 and adjourned the case till then.