Islamabad: A three members delegation led by Mr. Amanullah Qureshi, Chairman Pakistan Cotton Ginners Association (PCGA) called on Prime Minister Syed Yusuf Raza Gilani at the PM’s House here today and apprised the Prime Minister about the problems being faced by the ginners and cotton growers of the country in general and of Southern Punjab in particular.
The Prime Minister directed the Ministry of Finance to look into the matter and resolve the issue at the ECC level in consultation with other stakeholders aimed at stabilizing the prices of cotton in the country.
The Ginners pointed out that the mill owners were using delaying tactics to procure cotton to the disadvantage of both ginners and growers.
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