ISLAMABAD : Prime Minister Imran Khan on Monday has decided to launch crackdown against sugar mafia and directed Federal Board of Revenue (FBR) to hold audit of all sugar mills across the country. According to details, the premier has ordered Securities and Exchange Commission of Pakistan (SECP), FBR and Federal Investigation Agency (FIA) to initiate investigation on the report submitted by commission formed to probe sugar crisis. Special Assistant to Prime Minister on Accountability and Interior Mirza Shahzad Akbar has forwarded a letter to governor State Bank of Pakistan (SBP), Competition Commission of Pakistan and three provinces in this regard. The federal government has given 90-day time to present implementation report on the matter while it also directed FBR to investigate benami transactions of sugar mills and collect record of owners’ financial status. Moreover, National Accountability Bureau (NAB) has been ordered to determine the responsible people under the facts of sugar commission report.
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