ISLAMABAD: Pakistan Sugar Mills Association (PSMA) in a letter to Prime Minister Imran Khan has expressed concern that the price of sugar may once again go above Rs 100 per kg and asked the Prime Minister to ensure supply to Sugar Mills at the fixed price of sugarcane.

According to details, the Pakistan Sugar Mills Association has written a letter to Prime Minister Imran Khan, saying that they support his intention to sell sugar at reasonable prices and want to put before you some facts on the rising price of sugar.

PSMA says that according to government orders, crushing was started on November 30, as a result of which the recovery from sugarcane was very low, the country lost about 300,000 tons of sugar.

The letter said that the government had assured that middlemen would not interfere and a price of Rs 200 per man would be ensured so that sugar would be available to the people at a reasonable rate of Rs 75 per kg.

The PSMA said that the cane commissioners have completely failed to eliminate the role of middle man, the per capita price of sugarcane has reached Rs 270 to Rs 300, the price of sugar is likely to go above Rs 100 per kg again.

In a letter, the Pakistan Sugar Mills Association said that the Prime Minister should ensure the supply of sugar to the sugar mills at the fixed price, the price of sugar can be brought down from the fixed price of sugarcane.

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