Will import onions from India and Pakistan and lower the prices of big onions
It has been decided by the Minister of Cooperatives and Internal affairs Johnston Fernando to import through ‘Sathosa’ big onions from India next week and lower the current of the prices of big onions.
The Chairman of ‘Sathosa’ Nalin Fernando has been given instructions in this regard. It is learnt that huge consignment amounting to 100 containers are to be ordered from India and Pakistan.
The Minister had given an assurance that the prices of big onions would be sold at Sathosa outlets at low prices. He had made a plea in controlling the prices at other outlets.