Lahore, June 11, 2022 (PPI-OT):Chief Minister Punjab Hamza Shahbaz said that the whole administrative and political machinery had been activated to provide relief to the distressed masses due to price-hike. Tasks had been assigned to the provincial ministers, elected representatives and political assistants to alleviate the difficulties of the creatures of Allah Almighty, he added.
CM directed the elected representatives to visit every big and small city in order to ascertain the prices of essential edibles and ensure provision of essential edibles at fixed rates to the masses. He remarked that the performance of Deputy Commissioners and Assistant Commissioners will be judged through their effective steps being taken to control prices.
Hamza Shehbaz disclosed that the monitoring process of the steps being taken for price control in every district had been started adding that the report regarding the activities of every district would also be formulated. The decision of punish and spare would be made by taking into account performance of every district, he revealed. CM maintained that those doing commendable work would be appreciated and there would be no tolerance relating to any lapse in price control.
CM stated that those found doing negligence in failing to take price control steps to provide relief to the masses would be held accountable. CM underscored that price control activities would carry on with continuity. “I am myself overseeing the plan to provide relief to the masses from price-hike”, CM concluded.
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