ISLAMABAD: The government has burdened the people once again by increasing prices of various items at utility stores across the country after increasing the prices of petroleum product, electricity charges.
For uptick in various items at the utility stores. a notification of price change has also been issued.
As per the notification issued, prices of branded tea, milk, spices, honey, toothpaste, shampoo, and other items have been increased by the government.
The price of 950 grams of branded tea increased by Rs198, after which the price of tea has been increased from Rs697 to Rs895, as per the notification.
The price of milk has been increased from Rs177 to Rs197, the price of a 260 gram jar of honey has been increased from Rs310 to Rs425 and the price of baby dry milk supplement has been increased from Rs1360 to Rs1450.
The prices of shampoos of different brands have also been increased by up to Rs30.
The additional prices will be applicable immediately.