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Control price for rice announced

Dec 9, 2010 11:09:45 AM - itnnews.lk

The Government has imposed a control price for rice. It is effective from midnight today.

Minister Johnston Fernando said that the maximum retail price of Samba will be 70 rupees. The maximum retail price for Nadu and White and Red Raw rice will be 60 rupees. The Minister pointed out that the decision had been taken to control action initiated by unscrupulous traders who are increasing prices as and when they want.