Sugar cane price fixed at Rs302 per 40kg.

KARACHI -- The provincial government on Wednesday fixed the price of 40 kilograms of sugar cane at Rs302.

Chief Minister's Adviser on Agriculture Manzoor Wassan told Dawn that a notification to this effect had been issued.

He claimed that the rate of sugar cane in Sindh fixed by the provincial government was higher than that of Punjab.

Mr Wassan said that sugar cane crushing in as many as six sugar mills had already begun in the province. 'The remaining 26 mills will also start crushing soon,' he said.

He said that 32 out of total 38 mills in the province were operational. He said that the cane price had been fixed...

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