In a meeting of APFMA
held here under the chairmanship of Muhammad Naeem Butt, said that due to delay in release of cargo vehicles the traders in Pakistan were facing heavy losses due to damage of export items.
"Afghan importers are directly purchased from Punjab, causing huge financial losses to local flour millers of the Khyber Pakhutnkhwa, APFMA
provincial chairman said.
After meeting with APFMA
, the minister told journalists that on assurance of the government, the association has called off their strike.
Karachi might face an acute flour shortage in the next few days if the APFMA
's indefinite strike continued.
in a meeting on Friday demanded of the customs department and other relevant authorities to remove the hurdles on return of goods carriages from Afghanistan.
On the occasion, APFMA
- KP central leader Naeem Butt, Senior Vice President Haji Musarrat and others members and office bearers were also present.
, two days ago, had announced a token protest strike from Thursday, saying that the Sindh food department was hampering the flow of wheat from Punjab.
Sources said the prices were cut after the Competition Commission of Pakistan (CCP) had issued a show-cause notice to the All Pakistan Flour Mills Association (APFMA
) in the second week of this month for indulging in uncompetitive practices such as price fixing and sharing commercially sensitive information.
All Pakistan Furniture Maker Association (APFMA
) Chairman Mohammad Afzal and GTCCI Secretary General Usman were also present.
Greg Speas, APFMA
President, commented on the conference, saying, “APFMA is dedicated to promoting and improving the fleet management profession within governmental organizations.
Addressing executive body meeting of APFMA
KP here, he said the people of KP are getting flour on high rates as compare to Punjab and Sindh provinces because the flour mills were getting 40 kg wheat on Rs.
All Pakistan Flour Mills Association (APFMA
) has urged the government to allow the export of wheat products and proposed a subsidy of $50 per ton to facilitate the export of wheat to Afghanistan.