Al-Zamili vows to hold accountable the merchants who manipulate foodstuffs prices  

the First Deputy Speaker Mr. Hakim Al-Zamili chaired in his office today, March 7, 2022, an emergency meeting with the Minister of Trade, the Undersecretary of the National Security Apparatus, and the Director of Economic Security to follow up on rising food prices in the markets.

During a press conference held in the parliament building, al-Zamili said, “We would provide two sets of foodstuffs during the month of Ramadan,” stressing that “the merchants who manipulate prices will be held accountable.”

The First Deputy Speaker called on the government to secure strategic stocks of basic foodstuffs and to allocate sufficient financial allocations to the Ministry of Trade to secure the items of the ration for a whole year, while he announced that the Minister pledged to prepare the agents for two sufficient food rations before the holy month of Ramadan.

The First Deputy Speaker Media Office

7/3/2022