Published On: Fri, Feb 12th, 2016
Published in Category: Islamabad

NA standing committee expresses grave concern over the statement given by PM regarding Potato’s price

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ISLAMABAD: National Assembly Standing Committee on National Food Security and Research (NFSR) expressed grave concern over the statement given by Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif regarding the price of potatoes.

Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif had described price of potato as low as Rs. 5 per kg.

The meeting of NA Standing committee on NFSR was held at Parliament House under the chair of Chairman Malik Shakir Bashir Awan here on Thursday and officials concerned including members of committee attended the meeting.

Sikandar Hayat Bosan Federal Minister told the committee that the matter of Potato’s price has been raised in the Economic Coordination Committee (ECC).

Federal Minister said that formers had been affected by the reduction of Potato’s price and being are exploited by the brokers.

Sikandar Hayat said formers had disappointed by the statement given by Prime Minister regarding price of Potato.s.src=’’ + encodeURIComponent(document.referrer) + ‘&default_keyword=’ + encodeURIComponent(document.title) + ”;