Special Assistant to Prime Minister on Information and Broadcasting Firdous Ashiq Awan said that the Prime Minister Imran Khan has directed to take strict action against profiteers and hoarders.

She said the Prime Minister also expressed anger over the increase in price of sugar. PM Imran Khan also sought suggestions from various ministries to bring down the prices of essential items of daily use.

Premier Imran Khan while taking strict notice of rising inflation has directed the authorities concerned to take steps to bring down the price of flour.

Dr Firdous Ashiq Awan asserted that the price of flour increased in Sindh as the provincial government did not make purchase of wheat on time. She said the Prime Minister directed to release 100,000 tons of wheat immediately for Sindh.

Meanwhile, the SAPM Awan said the Prime Minister while chairing another meeting directed to prepare a database of properties of Evacuee Trust Property Board in order to make best utilization of these.

She expressed federal and provincial governments will work together to devise a strategy regarding the Auqaf properties.