Govt of Pakistan is now taking the action against sugar mills owners who are striking. Any kind of steps are allowed to the govt to take against them. As sugar prices were raised few days ago by sugar mill owners. The attorney general said that order was against the law during the proceedings.
Pakistan’s Govt taking action against sugar mills owners
The bench was consisted of three members. The head of the bench was Justice Gulzar Ahmed. During the proceedings, the attorney general argued that SHC’s order was “against the law”. In February the prices of sugar raised at once due to the less production of sugar.
In June the action was going to be taken from 20 sugar mills but was quieted because the name and reputation of business was in high risk. While the sugar mills owners are saying change in the rate of sugar prices is not an illegal act.
Justice Ahsan said that Sugar mills owners also have right to defend themselves. But now the Islamabad High commission allowed the govt to take a strict action for the high rates and short supply of the sugar to the public and asked for the report. The report will be consist on the prices which are fixed for the sugar and the taxes implemented on it.
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This report will also be consisted on the sugar being sent to the other countries. That is the reason Pakistan’s Govt taking action against the sugar mills owners as they are sending sugar to other countries but not receiving the payment back through that way. Instead they are receiving money from other sources and earning dollars.
Taking this action against sugar mills owners will help to fix right amount of sugar and sales taxes implemented on it. And will also help to supply the needed quantity of sugar in the country and will prevent from the sugar shortage.