Tomatoes to be available at affordable price next week: Bosan

ISLAMABAD: Federal Minister for Food Security and Research Sardar Sikander Hyat Bosan Thursday said that tomatoes were being cultivated in Balochistan, Khyber Pakhtunkhawa and Badin areas and it would be available at affordable price next week.

Talking to PTV, he said that the provinces had the price control committees and they were responsible to check the prices of food items in their respective areas.

The small farmers were cultivating the tomatoes in the country, he said adding, “We didn’t import any consignment of tomatoes from India.”

To a question he said the temporary shortage of tomatoes would be removed after increasing supply and it would be available in the market at reasonable price, he added.