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Saturday, 10 October 2015 - 15:43
75,000 Metric Tonnes of rice imported by previous government during Presidential Polls still at Sathosa Stores; 20,000 Tonnes still at harbour
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Chairman of Lak Sathosa, Dr. R M K Ratnayaka says that a nearly 120 thousand Metric Tonnes of rice imported by the previous government are still stocked as they are unable to find buyers.

Nearly 9 thousand Million Rupees has been spent for importing these stocks of rice.

Chairman of Lak Sathosa further stated that the prices put forward through tenders for the purchase of these stocks was not satisfactory.

 

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