PSMA to provide sugar to USC at Rs63 per kg

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Observer Report

Islamabad

The Ministry of Industries and Production, in the pursuance of the Islamabad High Court’s order, has directed the Pakistan Sugar Mills Association to provide sugar to the Utility Stores Corporation at reduced rate to ensure its provision to the consumers at Rs 70 per kilogram.
The USC had also written a letter to the PSMA to provide it sugar at the rate of Rs 63 per kg so that it could be sold at Rs 70 per kg to the consumers to provide them relief, official sources said on Saturday.
The Ministry of Industries, in a letter to the PSMA, quoted the order of IHC stating that “this order be subject to selling the sugar to the non-commercial consumer at the rate of Rs 70 per kilogram”, and the PSMA and the Federal Government should “ensure that sugar is available and sold to the non-commercial consumer at the rate of Rs 70 per kilogram till the next date fixed.

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