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KARACHI: Official prices of samosas, fritters, and jalebi have been fixed in the Sindh capital.
According to details, prices of samosas, fritters, and jalebi have been fixed in a meeting chaired by Commissioner Karachi Muhammad Iqbal Memon.
The price of A category per samosa (price 35 grams) has been fixed at Rs 22, B category at Rs 18, A category samosa (potato 60 grams) at Rs 22, and B category at Rs 18. A category mixed fritters have been fixed at Rs 360 per kg and B category at Rs 320 per kg. Khajla pahini will be sold at Rs. 500 per kg, Jalebi A category has been fixed at Rs. 320 and B category at Rs. 280 per kg.
The meeting was attended by Deputy Commissioners, Bureau of Prices, Representatives of Consumer Associations Kokab Iqbal, Umar Ghauri, Shakeel Baig, President Sweets & Bakers Association Sheikh Muhammad Tehseen, Dilpsand Bakery Asif Ahmed, United Bakery Maqsood Nasir, Rehmat Sharin Gulzar Ahmed, and others.
Commissioner Karachi in consultation with the Wholesale Association and retailers also fixed the prices of pulses and rice. Prices of pulses and rice have been fixed especially for the relief of the people during Ramzan.
According to Commissioner Karachi, pulses are 90% imported. Prices can be revised after one month in terms of dollar value. Retailer’s profit on pulses and rice has been fixed at Rs. 5 per kg.