Parliamentary Committee: The white paper negatively affected food prices

Parliamentary Committee: The white paper negatively affected food prices

Saturday August 21, 2021 | 11:13 am

Parliamentary Committee - The white paper negatively affected food pricesOn Saturday, the Parliamentary Committee on Economy and Investment criticized the government’s weakness in following up on the market and ignoring the increase in food prices, stressing that the government’s recent announcement to implement the white paper affected the market negatively .

Committee member Nada Shaker Jawdat said, “After every initiative from the government and the announcement of the white paper, the market is witnessing a significant rise in food and reserve prices, the last of which was last week without any increase in foreign currency .”

She pointed out that “the simple citizen is the only one affected by the rise in prices and foodstuffs in the market,” at the same time holding the government “responsible for what is happening, its weak executive role, and ignoring the increase in food prices .”

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