A meeting chaired by Commissioner Karachi Navid Sheikh has decided that steps will be taken to ensure availability of food items at reasonable prices during the month of Ramazan and Ramazan price package will be prepared.
In this regard, on the direction of Commissioner, a consultative meeting held in the office of Commissioner with representatives of food traders and wholesalers and retailers of grocery, poultry, meat, bakery and flour mill owners.
Complaints of the citizens regarding the price of flour, their redressal and measures taken to ensure the availability of flour at fixed price were reviewed.
Flour mill owners and retailers assured the meeting that they would abide by the fixed price of flour.
Supply Officers, Flour Mill Owners, Representatives of Chakki Atta and Retailers, Assistant Commissioner Jazal Commissioner Karachi Ijaz Hussain Rind, Assistant Director Food Ali Haider Arain, Assistant Director Food Department MaulabakhshBrohi, Vice Chairman Pakistan Flour Mills Association A.
Junaid and The President of Flour Shop Keepers Association and others attended.
The owners of Flour Mills, and the Shop Keepers Association assured the meeting that they would abide by the official price of flour.
They also assured the meeting that they During the month of Ramadan, special measures will be taken to provide relief to the citizens in the price of flour and stalls selling flour at discounted prices will be set up.
The Commissioner directed all Deputy Commissioners to control the prices of food items in the city before the month of Ramadan. He also directed to make the arrangements efficient.
He directed all concerned officers including Deputy Commissioners, Assistant Commissioners and Bureau of Supply officers to play their due role in controlling the prices of food items, check the prices every day and ensure that food items are observed. Available at all and official rates.