28-07-2014 01:21 AM | Pakistan

Dairy industry cost on the rise

Facing five-day gas closure and up to 10hours daily power breakdowns, the Pakistan Dairy Association has asked the government to take measures on war footing to overcome the ongoing worst energy crisis and enhance the power generation, as the situation is fast heading towards a point of no return.

“The industry is one of the biggest victim of prolonged power outages that arehampering the industrial growth. The govt has to take some bold steps to improve economy, as dairy industry in Punjab is trying to cope with growing cost of production because of gas and electricity shortages, high power tariff and stuck-up sales tax refunds,” observed PDA senior vice chairman and Haleeb Foods CEO Faisal Malik.
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