Lahore: According to a recent news report, the administration promises that the sugar market will return to normal within two days, at the very least in the provincial capital, as sugar millers have begun issuing whitener to licensed dealers following court orders.
According to Shahid Abbas Kathia, the focal person for the additional Deputy Commissioner (DC), Lahore, a total of 1,400 tons of sugar will arrive in the provincial metropolis by Monday and will be available to consumers at the official rate of Rs. 85 per kg.
According to him, a consignment of 600 tonnes of sugar from the Channar Sugar Mills will be offloaded between Friday and Saturday night at the storage facilities of various dealers in Lahore.
He adds that another shipment of 200 tonnes from Tandlianwala mills and 600 tonnes from Rahim Yar Khan mills will arrive in the city on Monday.
In a letter to Punjab Cane Commissioner Muhammad Zaman Wattoo, the Pakistan Sugar Mills Association (PSMA) requested that only registered dealers be asked to lift sugar from them according to the quota allocated to each mill based on their production during the current season, as per court orders.