Sost, Gojal (Sost Today): As the temperature dropped down across the Gojal and Hunza vally, the price of coal rose. According or correspondent the price of coal at Sost bazaar rose to 1500PKR per bag, which is 25 % higher than last year’s price. Coal is being used as domestic fuel for heating in winter.
Our correspondent said the many factors affect the price of coal here at Sost Bazar. The increase in value of Yen (Chinese currency), additional custom duty on coal and increase in transportation fare from Kashkhar to Sost.