Sind millers decry non release of wheat

Karachi: Pakistan Flour Mills Association PFMA Sind chapter here Wednesday said despite payment of millions of rupees the provincial government has not released wheat stock to millers of the province.

PFMA Sind chapter chairman Ansar Jawed said members of his association deposited millions of rupees for procurement of wheat stock in the month of February 2013 but the provincial bureaucracy has not issued the wheat to them up till now, due to which the millers are braving serious problems.

He said with the arrival of wheat crop in market, the millers decreased ex-mill price of Atta by Rs2 per kilogram and now the wheat flour is available at Rs36 per kilogram from the flour mills.