Islamabad (Web Desk): Prime Minister Shehbaz Sharif on Monday banned the export of sugar to keep stabilized the stock and price of commodity in the country.
According to details, the premier also ordered strict measures against the smuggling of sugar.
PM Shehbaz said it was important to first meet the needs of the people and stabilize the prices of sugar in the country.
He ordered strict action against hoarders and profiteers who were creating an artificial shortage of sugar.
Given the domestic demand, I have ordered a complete ban on the export of sugar. There will be a strict action against smuggling & hoarding. Absolutely zero tolerance for those found negligent in their duties.— Shehbaz Sharif (@CMShehbaz) May 9, 2022
The prime minister directed the departments concerned to keep him informed about implementation of his orders. The officer concerned and staff will be held accountable for any negligence.
He warned that in case of negligence, the relevant officers and staff would be held responsible.