Gulf News | Deputies vote today on a request for public debate on price hikes

Gulf News | Deputies vote today on a request for public debate on price hikes
Gulf News | Deputies vote today on a request for public debate on price hikes
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The House of Representatives will vote in its regular session today on a request submitted by 11 deputies for a general discussion to clarify the policy of The government regarding price hikes, plans to maintain prices, and the steps prepared and taken by the government throughout the period Past to control inflation and rising prices of various commodities including basic commodities to be a priority speech Representative Muhammad Al-Maarafi is one of the signatories to the request for general discussion.

The justifications and reasons for the deputies submitting the request for the general debate attached to the request were that in view of what was observed Recently, there has been a significant rise in the prices of various materials, including foodstuffs and basic materials It weakened the purchasing power of citizens and caused direct damage to the living and economic conditions of Bahraini families It reflects an urgent need to study the causes of these large increases, up to double, and to know the policies, plans and programs And the oversight carried out by the various government agencies in order to monitor and control the markets, and to prevent the exploitation of traders and suppliers Global circumstances and invoke them to raise prices without justification and prevent monopoly and take advantage of various circumstances in order to Achieving imaginary profits greedily at the expense of the citizen and his daily sustenance.

The themes of the general discussion consisted in finding out the reasons for the unjustified rise in the prices of many commodities, among them Nutrients and various basic materials in proportions of up to 100%And knowledge of the government’s procedures in monitoring markets, similar to other sister countries, and the role of its inspectors in monitoring, especially on basic foodstuffs, where it was noticed that there was a difference in the prices of many commodities in large proportions, which reflects The need for more control over merchants, and knowledge of the actions taken by the concerned authorities in order to monitor the application His Highness the Crown Prince and Prime Minister ordered his repeated directives to merchants to maintain prices and ensure that they do not rise. And clarifying the government’s roles and steps regarding the food security file, which has been repeatedly discussed in government policies and its work programme And a study of the efficiency of government procedures and the strengths and weaknesses in relation to the subject under discussion.

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The request for general discussion was signed by each of the deputies: “Muhammad Al-Maarafi, Muhammad Al-Ahmad, Muhammad Al-Rifai, Muhammad Musa, Muhammad Al-Husseini, Abdul-Hakim Al-Shanno, Hisham Al-Awadi, Badr Al-Tamimi, Najeeb Al-Kuwari, Ahmed Qarata, Jamil fill

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