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Lahore (Qudrat daily) Chief Minister Punjab Pervez Elahi has expressed his displeasure over the increase in the price of flour. According to media reports, Chief Minister Punjab Pervez Elahi has reprimanded the Secretary of Food and the Director of Food for the increase in the price of flour. Expressing his anger, he asked that people are worried about the increase in the price of flour, what work is it showing? in the office? We promised to treat people well.
The wheat ratio and support price were also studied, but why did this happen? Chief Minister Parvez Elahi ordered the officials to return the flour to normal condition immediately. It should be noted that for the first time in the history of the country, the price of flour increased above 150 rupees.
It was revealed in the Kamran Khan program of the private TV channel Dunya News today that the most expensive flour is being sold in Karachi and other cities of Sindh, where the price of flour per kg has increased to Rs.160.
On the other hand, the rate of inflation in the country has increased to 30.60%, the rate of inflation has increased by 1.09% per week, 23 items including flour, rice, chicken, onions, pulses have become more expensive. According to the Bureau of Statistics’ weekly inflation report, the inflation rate increased by 1.09 percent in one week. Because the weekly inflation rate in the country was recorded at 30.60%, the prices of 23 essential items increased during the week, while the prices of 9 items decreased and the prices of 19 items remained stable.
The report says that in one week the price of chicken has increased by 53 rupees, the price of broken rice has increased by 6 rupees, a 20 kg bag of flour has become 79 rupees, the price of onion has increased by 6 rupees. this week there has been an increase, dal mong, mash 3 and dal gram have cost Rs 2 per kg, similarly the prices of salt, fresh milk and curd have also increased.