Send one million tonnes of sugar to the cabinet for summary approval: Photo
Islamabad: Utility Stores Corporation has decided to buy tender sugar from PTI leader Jahangir Tareen and other Sugar Mills owners.
Speaking to Express, Chairman Utility Stores Zulqarnain Khan said that the sugar mills owners will get special permission from the cabinet to buy one lakh tonnes of sugar, which has been sent to the cabinet for summary approval.
Chairman Utility Stores Zulqarnain Khan said that sugar mills owners will give sugar to utility stores at lower prices; Sugar owners are ready to suffer.
Zulqarnain Khan said that 20,000 tonnes of sugar will be purchased from Jahangir Tare and they will pay Rs 67 per kg, while other sugar mills owners will pay Rs 70 per kg.
Zulqarnin Khan further said that sugar mills are getting cheaper prices from the Chinese market than the owners, the market rate is Rs 81 kg while we will get Rs 67 from Jahangir.