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Measures to maintain prices at a reasonable level

Apr 4, 2011 5:13:35 AM - itnnews.lk

The traders who violate laws during the festive season will be punished.

Minister Johnston Fernando said that stringent action will be taken against traders who increase prices unnecessarily and create shortages during the festive season, causing inconvenience to the public. The Minister has advised the Consumer Authority to be vigilant about such illegal activities and to carry out raids. The Minister said that therefore all measures have been taken to provide essential goods to the consumers during the festive season.