Adviser To PM Hafeez Shaikh Trolled For Saying Tomatoes Available At Unbelievably Low Price
Adviser to the Prime Minister on Finance, Revenue and Economic Affairs Hafeez Shaikh has said that tomatoes are available for Rs17 per kilogramme in the vegetable markets of the country.
In his comments to media, Shaikh stated that in Karachi, tomatoes are available for Rs17 per kg, and that they could go and check.
Upon being asked the market where tomatoes were available at such a low price, the government official did not respond.
— Ismail Khan (@IKPeshawar) November 11, 2019
The video of Hafeez Shaikh talking with reporters about the price of tomatoes went viral and he was trolled on social media for giving such an unbelievable low price for tomatoes.
People were eager to know where the PM’s adviser gets his tomatoes.
— Naila Inayat नायला इनायत (@nailainayat) November 11, 2019
Journalist Mubashir Zaidi also took to Twitter to poke fun at Hafeez Shaikh, saying whoever wanted tomatoes at Rs17 per kg should contact the PM’s adviser.
Jiss jiss ko tomatoes 17 rupees per KG chaahiye woh hamaray finance minister @a_hafeezshaikh ki mandi say rujoo karen
— Mubashir Zaidi (@Xadeejournalist) November 11, 2019
Petition to replace tomatoes with @a_hafeezshaikh in our haandi
— Riasat Ki Maut⚰️ (@mahobili) November 11, 2019
Hafeez Shaikh’s statement also gave business ideas to people.
@PalwashaKhan18 is suggesting a new business, She is saying Hafeez sheikh should tell all of us from where we can buy [email protected]/Kg, we can sell it later on at whopping price of 350rs/kg, Hence it can be a profitable business. #Business idea !! 🤔
— Ali Iqbal (@AliMomin2274) November 11, 2019
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