LAHORE: Punjab government has decided to start crackdown against those elements who are creating artificial price hike in the province.
Punjab Chief Minister Sardar Usman Buzdar has issued directives in this regard to the Cabinet Committee for Price Control.
In a statement in Lahore, he also ordered the concerned departments to take measures for stability of prices of essential commodities. The Punjab Chief Minister said that hike in prices of essential items will not be tolerable. He said that all-out efforts will be made for provision of essential items to the masses.
Usman Buzdar also directed the concerned authorities to accelerate crackdown against profiteers and hoarders.