Sta­ble prices

Pakistan Observer - - NATIONAL -

LAHORE— Prices of dif­fer­ent com­modi­ties in al­most all Ra­madan Bazaars in the province as well as in the open mar­ket re­mained sta­ble due to Rs 5 bil­lion sub­sidy pack­age pro­vided by the Pun­jab gov­ern­ment for Ra­mazan. Ad­di­tional Chief Sec­re­tary Pun­jab Shamail Ah­mad Khawaja said this at a meet­ing of the Cabi­net Com­mit­tee as­signed with the task of over­see­ing and mon­i­tor­ing of sup­ply and price sit­u­a­tion in Ra­madan Bazaars as well as in the open mar­ket held at Civil Sec­re­tariat here Satur­day. The pack­age had pro­vided a lot of relief to peo­ple es­pe­cially to the fast­ing ones, he said. He also ap­pre­ci­ated ef­forts of the gov­ern­ment ma­chin­ery in ad­min­is­ter­ing the Ra­madan Bazaars and ef­fec­tively con­trol­ling the mar­ket forces also.—APP

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