Govt taking concrete steps to control price-hike: NA told

ISLAMABAD, May 17 (APP): Parliamentary Secretary for Finance and Revenue Rana Muhammad Afzal Tuesday informed the National Assembly that the government had taken concrete steps to control price-hike in the country.

Speaking on a resolution moved by Dr Nikhat Shakeel that the government should take steps to control price-hike, he said the Finance Minister chaired a meeting regularly every month to monitor prices of various commodities.

He also urged the provincial governments to take concrete steps to control artificial price-hike.