ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Imran Khan has lashed out his economic team over increased inflation in the country.
Chairing a meeting of the federal cabinet he warned that profiteers and hoarders responsible for inflation in the country would be dealt with an iron hand.
He blamed cabinet for a wrong briefing to him on inflation.
Briefing the media about the details of the federal cabinet’s meeting, Special Assistant to Prime Minister on Information and Broadcasting Dr Firdous Ashiq Awan said that at the outset of the meeting, the prime minister said that every possible step would be taken to provide relief to the people, who were facing the brunt of inflation.
Flanked by Federal Minister for Communications and Postal Services Murad Saeed, she said that the committee constituted by the prime minister was probing the recent wheat flour shortage and in the light of its findings, strict action would be taken against the elements involved in the crisis irrespective of their political affiliations.