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Special committee established to control food prices on Ramadan

(Last Updated On: May 30, 2016)


Officials in Ministry of Commerce and industry have reported that a special committee has been established for the Holy month of Ramadan to control the food prices as it hikes on the following month, experiences have indicated that the food prices only hikes when the holy month comes where all Muslims in the world prefer to provide different kinds of food to be served.

They have warned that if any businessmen willing to bring the food prices into high rate he will be questioned for his performances.

Ministry of Commerce and industry Spokesman Musafir Qoqandi said,” We have established a special committee to review and monitor the food prices within the markets on the holy month of Ramadan.”

Meanwhile officials in supreme board of Entrepreneurs stated that all the Afghan businessmen were ordered to avoid hiking of food prices in the holy month of Ramadan.

Head of the supreme board of entrepreneurs Rahimuddin Haji Agha said,” We have tasked all the Afghan businessmen to avoid hiking of food prices in the holy month of Ramadan, and efforts are underway to decrease the food price within the following month.”

Officials in supreme board of entrepreneur urged that despite of decreasing the rate of raw materials by the Government, the hiking of electricity bills in 25 percent still not acceptable for the businessmen.


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