The premier has also asked provinces to ensure fair and swift cane payments to farmers
The hearing was adjourned until Sept 18
Govt will be announcing various measures that will be taken to reduce prices of basic food items for the common man, said PM.
The price of sugar went up to Rs3 per kilogram as the rate of 100-kilogram sack hiked up to Rs300 in wholesale markets.
Price of 100kg sugar bag is now being sold at Rs 6,800.
ISLAMABAD: Finance Minister Mohammad Ishaq Dar on Tuesday directed federal secretaries concerned to take up the matter regarding spike in sugar price with the provincial governments immediately. The finance minister Ishaq Dar , who is also Chairman of National Price Monitoring Committee, taking serious notice of the media reports regarding sugar price hike said that there are standing instructions from Economic Coordination Committee of the federal cabinet that stability in price of sugar in domestic market is to be…