DC Sukkur claims to maintain low price of food items during Ramadan

Friday 19 May 2017 a week ago 59   Sukkur   Print

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Report  Bisma Waseem : SUKKUR: Deputy Commissioner Sukkur Rahim Bakhsh Metlo said that during Ramadan every possible effort will be made to provide affordable food items to the public and strict legal action would be taken against black marketers and storage vendors. He expressed his views during the meeting in his Office Conference Hall. On the occasion, the prices of food items were fixed. DC Sukkur said that during Ramadan, saving markets will be set up to provide full relief to public and all items will be sold at official rates to everyone. He told all traders and shopkeepers to paste a list of monthly rates set up by the government at a prominent place and heavy amount will be filed against the violators of rules. He added that during Ramadan, selling of all the food items will be allowed after 5pm. DC Sukkur told the meeting that officials of SEPCO and Sui Gas have assured that in the month of Ramadan, no load-shedding will be made during the Sehar and Iftar timings. He further said that he will visit different towns and villages of Sukkur district all of a sudden and if any store merchant will be found selling food items in expensive prices then strict action will be taken against him. 02