LAHORE: In a proposal to manage the increasing sugar price and timely manage its storage, Punjab Government requested the Central Government, on Wednesday, to grant permission to beverage companies, sweets industry, beverage manufacturing factories, and Utility stores for direct sugar import.

Sources at CM secretariat told The Correspondent about Punjab’s letter was aimed to counter any massive crises during Ramzan when Sugar’s demand usually peaks.

The letter Punjab Government also suggested that the Federal Government, like the Federal authorities, these mega consumers should be given the same condition to import sugar without any duty.

Punjab Government pled in the letter that if primary demand and supply deficit decrease will be the best tool to control the sugar price in Ramzan.

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