Prices for tomatoes in Pakistan have crossed the Rs240 per kg mark, after a hike of Rs100 per kg just in one week. According to the Bureau of Statistics, the people of Rawalpindi and Sheikhupura have been forced to buy tomatoes at these high prices. In Lahore, the price of tomatoes reached Rs220 to Rs240 per kg.
Similarly, the bureau adds, the price of a tomato in Khuzdar, Larkana, and Bannu has gone up by Rs40 per kilo during the past one week, while in Lahore and Rawalpindi, the rate has gone up by Rs30 per kg. Moreover, in Sialkot and Multan, the price has increased by Rs20 per kg, while in Peshawar and Hyderabad the price of a tomato is up by Rs10 per kg.
[ Rs100 = €0.51 ]