Up to 150pc surge in prices of drugs

By: News Desk      Published: 12:18 AM, 7 Aug, 2021
Up to 150pc surge in prices of drugs

The government of Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf has notified another increase in the prices of medicines, 24NewsHD TV channel reported on Friday.

It is the 10th increase in the prices of medicines during the three-year rule of the Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf.

Also, in the ongoing month, the government raised the price of 50 medicines and salts.

According to the fresh notification, the authorities have announced up to 150 per cent increase in prices of medicines.

The government increased the prices of drugs being used for diabetes, cardiac diseases and cancer. 

The authority has also raised the rates of recently-registered medicines.

Following the notification, a Rs50 medicine will be available for Rs100 while the Rs1000 drug will be available at Rs1,300.