| GEO Business|
| Mirza links delay in law for CCP with sluggishness|
| Updated at: 0141 PST, Thursday, July 22, 2010|
KARACHI: The Chairman Competition Commission of Pakistan (CCP) Khald Mirza said Saturday that commission’s affairs are being neglected largely and the delay in legislation of law for it, is an open example of sluggishness, Geo news reported.
Talking in a Geo news program ‘Aik Say Do’, Khalid Mirza said non-passage of law for commission is not understandable at all while Senate has already passed it unanimously.
“The commission always meets negligence by the government and its prime example is the sugar crisis issue”, he said.
“The government should have purchased sugar when the prices were down so that it could have sold it subsequently during the time of crisis”; he observed clarifying, “This action would have created room for competition in market, discouraging hoarders from storing sugar in future but otherwise happened.”
“An independent CCP is in great interest of county”, he said urging for the need of an experienced person who could head the commission and all the same, could offer government fruitful proposals to encourage competition in market.