PM Imran congratulates economic team for bringing down sugar prices

PM Imran congratulates economic team for bringing down sugar prices

Islamabad (Web Desk): Prime Minister Imran Khan on Saturday congratulated his economic team for bringing sugar prices down through multi-pronged strategy.


In a post on Twitter, the premier said sugar is being sold at a national average of 81 rupees per kilogram while it was on 102 rupees per kilogram a month back.

Earlier, members of the prime minister’s team including Federal Minister for Planning and Development Asad Umar and Federal Minister for Industries and Productions Hammad Azhar also hailed the PTI government’s efforts to bring down the price.

“When an attempt is made to change a corrupt system then those benefitting from it tend to resist but if the government is courageous then it succeeds in the end,” Asad Umar said.

In his tweet, Hammad Azhar wrote that the ex-mill and retail rates of sugar are down by approximately Rs30 per kg in the last one month

“Competitive sugar import by [the] government, its supply at control rates and timely start of mills crushing season provided relief to both consumers and farmers,” he added.