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Chicken rate today Lahore: Price soars up to Rs 200 per kg

04:23 PM | 21 Apr, 2024
chicken rate in lahore

Consumers in Lahore are facing a sudden and significant increase in chicken prices, with reports indicating a staggering rise of Rs200 per kilogram within a short span of time, reaching Rs697 per kg.

The Livestock Department of Punjab has raised concerns over a disturbing pattern: the alleged collusion of the chicken mafia, who are suspected of orchestrating the price surge through covert WhatsApp groups.

Expressing deep concern over this suspected collusion, Chief Minister Maryam Nawaz has vowed to take strict action against those responsible for exploiting consumers. To tackle the issue head-on, the Chief Minister has initiated stringent measures against poultry farmers and traders. These measures include the requisition of stock data from stakeholders to investigate the sudden price hike.

Furthermore, the Competition Commission of Pakistan has intervened in response to the severity of the situation. The commission has taken decisive steps by summoning all relevant stakeholders to address the unprecedented surge in chicken prices.

As consumers grapple with the financial burden imposed by the soaring prices, authorities are committed to uncovering any illegal activities and ensuring fair practices in the poultry industry. Stay informed for real-time updates on this developing situation.

Daily Pakistan Global Web Desk

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Today Open Market Currency Rates in Pakistan - Rupee to US Dollar, Euro, Pound, Riyal - 21 May 2024

Pakistani currency rates against US Dollar and other currencies on May 21, 2024 (Tuesday) in open market.

USD to PKR rate today

US dollar was being quoted at 277.7 for buying and 280.35 for selling.

Euro moved up to 298 for buying and 301 for selling while British Pound rate is 350.5 for buying, and 354 for selling.

UAE Dirham AED was at 75.25 and Saudi Riyal came down to 73.50.

Today’s currency exchange rates in Pakistan - 21 May 2024

Currency Symbol Buying Selling
US Dollar USD 277.4 280.35
Euro EUR 298 301
UK Pound Sterling GBP 350.5 354
U.A.E Dirham AED 75.25 76
Saudi Riyal SAR 73.5 74.25
Australian Dollar AUD 183 184.80
Bahrain Dinar BHD 739 747.8
Canadian Dollar CAD 203 205
China Yuan CNY 38.51 38.89
Danish Krone DKK 40.53 40.65
Hong Kong Dollar HKD 35.65 36.31
Indian Rupee INR 3.34 3.44
Japanese Yen JPY 1.91 1.99
Kuwaiti Dinar KWD 913.28 922.28
Malaysian Ringgit MYR 58.69 59.29
New Zealand Dollar NZD 169.45 171.45
Norwegian Krone NOK 25.67 25.97
Omani Riyal OMR 730.59 738.59
Qatari Riyal QAR 76.41 77.11
Singapore Dollar SGD 203 205
Swedish Korona SEK 25.67 25.97
Swiss Franc CHF 309.01 311.51
Thai Baht THB 7.57 7.72

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