English | دری

Price of sacrificial animals on the rise in Afghanistan upon arrival of Eid-ul-Adha

in Afghan Business

Price of sacrificial animals on the rise in Afghanistan upon arrival of Eid-ul-Adha

cowWith the religious festival of sacrificing animals on Eid-ul-Adha approaching fast, cattle dealers have bumped up the prices of sacrificial animals by an average of 40% compared to their last year’s rates.

Cattle dealers have cited increased transportation and animal food costs as the main reasons behind the prices surge of the animals.

According to Pajhwok Afghan News (PAN), cattle dealers said they sold sacrificial animals on high prices compared to the past because of the illegal money they paid while transporting animals to the country.

Each year on the occasion of Eid-ul-Adha a large number of sacrificial animals are imported from Pakistan and Tajikistan and dispatched to various parts of the country.

Meanwhile, the government has rejected the cattle dealers’ accusation that illegal money was being taken from cattle merchants.

Related Articles

Parliament re-summons 11 ministers to answer questions over 2011 budget

Eleven ministers who failed to spend more than 50% of their development budgets in 2011 are summoned once again by

Germany’s Regional Infrastructure Development Fund extends activities to Samangan province

The German government’s Regional Infrastructure Development Fund has officially launched operations in Samangan and also opened a new office in

USAID announces new $30 million Civilian Victim’s Assistance contribution

The United States Agency for International Development (USAID) announced a new $30 million program to provide immediate and tailored support

No comments

Write a comment
No Comments Yet! You can be first to comment this post!

Write a Comment

Your e-mail address will not be published.
Required fields are marked*

Time limit is exhausted. Please reload the CAPTCHA.