The government said that chicken and eggs that are being imported would arrive in the country soon.
Cooperatives and Internal Trade Minister Johnston Fernando told the media that once the stocks arrive in the country they would be ready for distribution within a day.
According to Fernando, the government is also expecting a shipment of coconuts in the country within the next few days.
The coconut shipment is to arrive from Kerala.
The government has decided to import certain essential goods in order to maintain prices in the local market during the festive season.