| GEO Business|
| Islamabad was cheaper and Loralai costliest city during August|
| Updated at: 0421 PST, Tuesday, September 30, 2008|
ISLAMABAD: During the month of August, Islamabad was proved the cheapest city of the country while Loralai of Balochistan was the most costliest city of the country.
According to inflation monitor of the central bank, general inflation was 32.6 per cent while food items proved costlier by more than 45 per cent during August.
Prices of eatables increased by 45 per cent in Loralai where food inflation was more than 45 per cent in Turbat, Khuzdar, Shahdadpur Bannu, Quetta, DI Khan and Sukkur.
In the federal capital, eatables were the cheapest comparing other cities of the country and food inflation was 26 per cent there.