Islamabad, Standing on the verge of starvation and facing heavy weather, Pakistan has finally decided to resume trade with India. Significantly, Pakistan is currently battling with severe floods. Crores of people are affected by the floods, while inflation is already skyrocketing. In view of this, Pakistan wants to do business with India again. Meanwhile, in New Delhi, Prime Minister Narendra Modi expressed grief over the floods in Pakistan.
It is being told that due to the devastating floods in many parts of Lahore and Punjab province of Pakistan, prices of various vegetables and fruits have gone up drastically. In view of this, the Government of Pakistan will import tomatoes and onions from India. Pakistan media on Monday quoted Finance Minister Miftah Ismail as saying that Pakistan will resume trade with India.
Media reports said that Pakistan will resume trade with India. Pakistan’s Finance Minister Miftah Ismail announced that we will open trade routes with India due to this flood and increase in food prices. It is being told that the price of onion in Lahore has gone up to Rs 400 and that of tomato is above Rs 500. Food prices are expected to rise further in the coming days as the supply of vegetables from Balochistan, Sindh and South Punjab has been severely affected due to floods.
It is being told that the Pakistan government is considering the option of importing onions and tomatoes from India through the Wagah border. At present, tomatoes and onions are being supplied from Afghanistan through Torkham border in Lahore and other cities of Punjab, due to which their prices are getting very high.