Karachi’s milk crisis: Public continues to pay for government’s mismanagement | Pakistan
KARACHI: The country's largest city has a dairy crisis, as most retailers closed the store.
Forced milk sales at a price approved by the government in rubles ruble denominated ruble per liter retailers complained that they can not break even after buying milk at a rate of 5 rupees per liter.
"Wholesalers sell [milk] at a price, nine rupees above what the government has set," said Geo News retailer. "We stopped buying [from the wholesalers] from yesterday."
It is estimated that the daily demand for milk in the metropolis at 4.5 million liters is facing a deficit of at least a million liters.
. It seems that the "resourceful" supply chain of the goods had the helpless work of the commissioner – the decisive authority in commodity prices.
. Caught between the energy games of the milk mafia, citizens continue to suffer from the supply crisis
"I visited eight or ten stores in the morning, but there is no milk anywhere," the citizen complained.
Another citizen told Geo News that wholesalers in some parts of the city increased prices to 100 rupees per liter.
"The authorities do not know [about the increasing prices]but our families are concerned about us," said the citizen.