Govt imports chicken, eggs
Dec 8, 2010 7:00:00 PM - aussieindolanka.com
The Government has decided to import 250,000 tonnes of chicken and 50 million eggs to control the increasing prices during the forthcoming festive season, cooperatives and Internal Trade Minister Johnston Fernando informed the House yesterday.
He said the Cabinet of Ministers have already granted permission in this regard.
The Minister said imported chicken and eggs would be sold in the market at existing prices and the decision was considered by his Ministry several months ago.