Butchers in Quetta get close down their stores and halted the supply of beef and also mutton across the town. A raise our voice was staged on Monday when the town cost manages committee pair the prices of meats cost to Rs780 per kilogram for mutton and also Rs450 per kg for beef. The suppliers were unsatisfied with the costs and wanted to market mutton at Rs850 per kg and beef at Rs550.
They said the present costs were ‘unprofitable’. 1 merchant declared the current rise in fuel costs has improved the price of transportation. He added that the expenses have improved. “The price of my store is Rs25,000 and apart from that, we have to take care of the cattle and feed them,” he declared.
The suppliers declared they will not quit protesting until their demands are met. People in Quetta were inconvenienced by the protest as they haven’t been able to buy any specific meats for the past four days.
1 client declared, “This is unjustified and retailers should not do this in the month of Ramazan.” The district council has not taken any steps to address the shortage of meat in the town yet.