Commissioner Orders Easy Availability Of Milk At Officially Fixed Rates

Commissioner orders easy availability of milk at officially fixed rates

KARACHI, Jan 4 (UrduPoint / Pakistan Point News - 04th Jan, 2017 ) : Commissioner of Karachi, Ejaz Ahmad Khan has ordered immediate action against milk and dairy product sellers violating the officially fixed rates in the metropolis.

In a meeting Wednesday, also attended by the President, Karachi Dairy Farmers Association, Haji Akhter, the commissioner said no one can be allowed to challenge the government writ. lt was agreed on the occasion that milk will continue to be available to the local consumers at Rs 71 per kg and not Rs 80 per kg as arbitrarily announced by some Tuesday evening.

The commissioner also appealed to the Karachiites to refuse paying any extra amount and immediately report to the commissioner office via helpline if asked for so by any of the retailers. Stern action will be taken against the profiteers, he warned mentioning that they can also be jailed.

Addressing the deputy commissioners and assistant commissioners pertaining to Karachi, Ejaz Ahmad Khan said strict vigil must be kept on retailers of edibles goods and those indulged in selling sub standard items or over charging must be taken to task.