Federal govt announces decrease in prices of 78 medicines
May 25, 2019
ISLAMABAD (92 News) – The federal government has announced a decrease in the prices of 78 medicines. According to a notification issued by the government, 75 percent increase in the prices of medicines under the hardship cases has been withdrawn. Moreover, nine percent increase in 50-75 percent medicines in the hardship cases. The notification also announced withdrawal of the increase in the prices of blood pressure, heart, epilepsy, skin and emergency medicines. Pharmaceutical companies had increased the prices of medicines, citing their exorbitant expenditures. Prime Minister Imran Khan had taken notice of the increase in prices of medicines.