ISLAMABAD: Special Assistant to Prime Minister on Information and Broadcasting Firdous Ashiq Awan on Saturday said the government would soon launch a crackdown against hoarders and profiteers in order to curb the price hike.
“It is the determination of the prime minister to provide relief to the masses across the country,” she said while talking to media persons in Sialkot.
She said the governance system of the provincial governments would be improved to achieve the desired objective.
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Firdous Ashiq Awan said the role of middlemen was also being eliminated to check the price hike.
The special assistant also expressed the government’s commitment to extend facilities to the rural population that were available to those in the urban centres.
She said the small medium enterprises (SME) sector would also be revived to promote industrial activity in the country as per the vision of the prime minister.
She said the government was also moving towards e-governance to improve the system.
On the other hand, the Punjab government has established ‘Kissan Platform’ at 31 vegetable markets in the province.
In a statement, Chief Minister Usman Buzdar has said that 32 model bazaars had also been set up in different cities of the province.
He said the growers would sell their produce directly to consumers at the Kissan Platform which would be helpful for consumers in getting fresh vegetables at comparatively lower rates.