KARACHI: Sindh assembly was told here Tuesday that there are 35 sugar mills in the province.
Minister for industries Mohammad Ali Malkani answering a question of Nusrat Bano Seher Abbassi about location-wise number of sugar mills in the province along with the names of their owners said 35 sugar mills were working in the province. To a supplementary question, he said anyone can set up a sugar mills in the province as per law.
On the list of the owners of sugar mills in Sindh, lawmaker Nusrat Bano Seher Abbassi commented that one Anwar Majeed was owner of many sugar mills in the province.
However, on another questions of the same member, the minister said there are 690 rice mills and 182 wheat mills working in the province of Sindh.