PESHAWAR: The provision of wheat flour from Punjab to Khyber Pakhtunkhwa has restored and a disaster in making has been prevented, an official of flour sellers physique advised the ARY Information on Sunday.
“A convoy of 25 vehicles, carrying consignment of wheat flour, has reached Peshawar,” the sellers affiliation mentioned.
The value of a 20 KG bag has dropped to 1100 rupees from earlier worth of 1200, sellers mentioned.
The nation is going through mind-boggling hike in wheat flour costs as charges soared in Karachi, Lahore, Multan, Faisalabad, Peshawar and different main cities, inflicting an uproar throughout the nation. The wheat flour price in Karachi has soared to Rs 70 per kilogramme.
The scenario additional aggravated when the flour sellers in Peshawar disclosed that the, they’ve, is adequate for under sooner or later, whereas the KP authorities additionally contacted the federal government of Punjab searching for the meals commodity.
The Nanbai Affiliation Peshawar (bread-makers physique) introduced strike from Monday and demanded additional improve in charges of bread within the metropolis.
Taking discover of studies concerning hike in costs of wheat flour, Prime Minister Imran Khan on Saturday ordered a country-wide crackdown on hoarders and profiteers.
He directed the officers to take efficient measures for stabilising the charges of wheat flour, the sources mentioned and added that these concerned in creating a synthetic disaster of flour within the nation can be handled iron arms.
Earlier within the day, Chief of the opposition within the nationwide meeting, Mian Muhammad Shehbaz Sharif had slammed the surge in costs of wheat flour throughout Pakistan.
The Pakistan Muslim League Nawaz (PML-N) President had urged the federal government to disclose the reality on why Pakistan was confronted with a scarcity of the essential meals commodity.
Shehbaz Sharif had mentioned that it was the best of the folks to know what occurred to wheat shares of the nation. The opposition chief had mentioned that the prime minister of Pakistan ought to take strict motion towards these concerned in creating the conundrum and resolve the matter on an pressing foundation.