Islamabad, 12June: The prices of roti in Lahore have gone up from Rs8 after nanbais said that the hike was needed in the wake of rising prices of flour.
The price of roti has been increased from Rs8 to Rs10 while no increase was announced in the prices of Naan and kulcha.
“We have been receiving a 20-kilogram flour packet at Rs 1070, contrary to its previous rate of Rs860,” the nanbais said adding that the price was only raised after an increase in flour prices.
In June last year, Nanbais in Lahore increased prices of roti and naan terming the hike in the price of wheat behind it.
Earlier, Prime Minister Imran Khan hosted parliamentarians belonging to the government’s coalition parties for lunch today (Friday), where important issues relating to the country’s political situation, budget and other matters of national importance will be discussed.
A journalist asked the premier whether the budget, which will be presented later in the day, will be a “people-friendly” one.
“Today, everyone will be happy,” said the PM Imran Khan in response.
Prime Minister Imran Khan chairs the meeting of the parliamentarians at 2:00pm. As per latest reports, senators and MNAs from the coalition parties arrived at the Parliament House, where the meeting held.
The PTI Roti prices go up in Lahore after ‘hike in flour prices’government’s economic team will also give a briefing to the parliamentarians on the federal budget.
Sources said mobile phones and women’s purses will be kept outside the meeting room.
On the other hand, PML-N spokesperson Marriyum Aurangzeb had said earlier that the government had admitted in the Economic Survey of Pakistan 2021 that inflation and unemployment had increased in Pakistan.
“Imran Khan should have resigned [as the prime minister] before the survey was released,” she had said.