Karachi, : Karachi remained the cheapest among
Pakistan’s top five big cities according to Inflation Monitor-
August 2017, the detailed report issued by the State Bank of
Pakistan (SBP), and Lahore emerged as the most expensive city in
terms of cost of living.
According to the report, Karachi’s year-on-year consumer
price index inflation (CPI) was in August recorded at 1.7 percent
as compared to previous year’s 3.3 percent. The CPI remained at
5.1 percent in Lahore, stated the report, private news channel
“Among the five cities, the lowest inflation was observed in
Karachi at 1.7 percent, while the highest inflation was observed
in Lahore at 5.1 percent,” the SBP said.