Tag: Sugar Crisis

NAB starts investigating Pakistan’s flour, sugar crises

National Accountability Bureau (NAB)  has decided to launch an investigation into Pakistan’s flour and sugar crises. The approval for the investigation was granted during a meeting of the bureau’s executive board on Tuesday. All aspects of the flour and sugar crises will be investigated, the bureau said in a statement. 

After wheat shortage, Pakistan now faces sugar crisis

A serious case of sugar shortage has emerged in Pakistan as the country stumbles amid a wheat crisis that has jacked up prices of roti. During the incumbent government’s 15 months, sugar prices shot up as high as Rs64 a kilo. However, over the past week, the wholesale rate rose from Rs64 to Rs74 per kg, due to which an acute shortage has surfaced in the country.