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Govt.: Measures Taken To Reduce Prices

Dec 20, 2010 8:23:11 PM - thesundayleader.lk

The government has taken measures to provide essential commodities at concessionary prices during the festive season.

Cooperatives and Internal Trade Ministry Secretary Sunil S. Sirisena has told the media that the government has intervened to set up several markets that sell goods to consumers at affordable prices.

He has said the Ministry has taken several measures to ensure that the prices of essential commodities are not increased during the festive season.

The government has decided to import several food items during the festive season to ensure that prices are not increased in the local market.