The reason for the shortage is due to multinational companies stopping production due to price disputes.
Islamabad (Urdu Point News Latest. 03 March 2023) There is a shortage of 131 medicines in different cities of the country. The reason for the shortage is the stoppage of production on the part of multinational companies due to price disputes. Recommended. According to Dunya News, there has been a severe shortage of 131 life-saving medicines in different cities across the country.
Officials of the Ministry of Health have written a letter to the Drug Regulatory Authority of Pakistan (DRAP) stating that most of the drugs unavailable in the market are from multinational pharmaceutical companies, most of the multinational companies have stopped production due to the dispute over the prices of the drugs. The health ministry officials have requested DRAP to take measures for uninterrupted supply of medicines.On the other hand, according to DRAP officials, the issue of non-availability of medicines is being carefully reviewed, DRAP has recommended to increase the prices of most of the missing medicines. Later it became 277 rupees. On Thursday, there was a stir in the currency market, the dollar increased by 19 rupees in the interbank market and 15 rupees in the open market.Yesterday, a significant increase in the value of the dollar was seen in the interbank market by 18.98 rupees and the dollar increased from 266.11 rupees to a historic high of 285.09 rupees in the interbank market. done and currency market experts are calling the depreciation of the rupee as a result of the deal with the IMF, a significant increase in the value of the dollar in the open market was seen by 15 rupees and the selling price of the dollar increased from 273 to 288 rupees. .