Minister Johnston Fernando has said that the four million eggs imported from India have been issued for sale.
Eggs are available on sale at the CWE outlets. The wholesale price is 11 rupees and the retail price is 12 rupees. Meanwhile 200,000 kilograms of Big Onions have been distributed among the CWE outlets. A kilo is being sold at 129 rupees. The wholesale price is 105 rupees. Minister Johnston Fernando said that additional stocks are also arriving from Pakistan. The traders who wish to purchase stocks of eggs and big onions should contact the concerned authorized officer appointed by the Ministry of Cooperatives and Internal Trade. They may call 0722 1 5 5 2 4 9 for further details.