Prime Minister directs Finance Ministry work on cotton prices stability

Islamabad: Prime Minister Yusuf Raza Gilani on Tuesday directed Finance Ministry to work on stability of cotton prices in the country. In meeting with of Pakistan Cotton Ginners Association delegation led by Chairman Amanullah Qureshi, he asked Finance Ministry to resolve the issue in Economic Coordination Committee ECC in consultation with other stakeholders.

Ginners spoke of problems faced by cotton growers in the country in general and Southern Punjab in particular. They said mill owners were using delaying tactics to procure cotton to disadvantage of ginners and growers.

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