LAHORE - The Lahore Chamber of Commerce & Industry has appealed to the businessmen in general and wholesalers & retailers in particular to ensure provision of daily use items and eatables at discounted prices to the masses during the Holy Month of Ramazan.

In a statement issued here Saturday, the LCCI Acting President Mian Tariq Misbah said that availability of eatables including pulses, ghee, cooking oil, basin (gram flour), flour, fruits and vegetables at discounted rates in the holy month of Ramazan would help enable the low-income groups to observe their fasts with an ease and it is also theessence of true Islam and the Blessed Month.

Mian Tariq Misbah said that it was duty of all of us to ensure relief to the less privileged class during the Holy Month of Ramazan in particular to earn the blessings of Allah.

The LCCI Acting President said that it is common practice in the Western World that the business community announces special discounts on all special occasions like Christmas while situation in our country is quite discouraging.

He said that care of masses is prime duty of business community therefore, they should scarify their profit and ensure availability of daily use items and eatables at low prices during the Holly Month of Ramazan.