The prices of vegetables are rapidly climbing in the province of Balochistan as it faced shortages after the catastrophic flash floods. Several cities - including Quetta, Mastung, Machh, and Nushki – faced a shortage of vegetables due to a dramatic logistical problems.
The available vegetables are being sold at skyrocketing prices as 1-kilogram onion and potato are available at Rs80, tomatoes at Rs180, ladyfinger at Rs150 to Rs200, eggplant at Rs100, and peas at Rs250 to Rs300.
Earlier, the Ministry of Commerce in a session decided to import onions and tomatoes from Afghanistan and Iran to control soaring prices of the commodities in the country after flooding damaged the crops in the country.
[ Rs100 = €0.45 ]
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