Punjab Chief Minister Sardar Usman Buzdar has directed the Provincial Price Control Committee to continue administrative measures to stabilize the prices of essential commodities besides ensuring their availability to the people at fixed prices.
In a directive issued from Lahore, the Chief Minister directed to keep a vigilant eye on the hoarders and profiteers besides launching a crackdown against them.
He said that action should be taken against the hoarders under the Anti-Hoarding Ordinance 2020.
Usman Buzdar directed the commissioners and deputy commissioners to take action against hoarders and profiteers and send the report to the Chief Minister's Office.
He said that he will not allow anyone to exploit the people and the government will fully protect the interests of the common man.
Source: Radio Pakistan