Ease rules, regulations for establishment of fruit and vegetable markets: PM

News Desk

The Prime Minister pf Pakistan, Imran Khan has directed the concerned authorities to ensure checking of prices of commodities and to ease rules and regulations for establishment of fruit and vegetable markets in the country.

According to media reports, the Prime Minister has made these remarks while chairing a meeting of Federal and Provincial Ministers as well as Chief Secretaries of provinces in Islamabad on Thursday.

During the meeting, Imran Khan has asked the provincial chief secretaries to take action against violators and the government officials should take care of people who face problems.

The matters related to wheat, flour and enhancing markets for vegetables and fruits in the country were also reviewd during the meeting.

The meeting decided that ratio of flour be enhanced to 80 percent of the wheat production and to curtail the expenditures of procurement, storage and transportation of wheat across the country.

Important decisions were made regarding partnership of private sector in establishment of fruit and vegetable markets. The meeting also decided to review rules and regulations of establishment of markets in Punjab.