Pakistan Sugar Mills Association asks government to import sugar


Islamabad: The Pakistan Sugar Mills Association (PSMA) has urged the government to import 3, 00,000 tonnes of sugar as strategic reserves for August to October. PSMA said it will help to stabilise the sugar rate in the market.

The association has suggested that the government should import the sugar from August to October to maintain a strategic reserve. The PSMA suggested this during a meeting organized by the Sugar Advisory Board (SAB) headed by Hammad Azhar, chairman of Federal Minister for Industries and Production.

During the meeting, the minister asked the concerned authorities to take a review of the available stock of sugar in the country as the figures provided by the cane commissioner of Punjab, Pakistan did not match with the actual physically verified.

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