Provisions from the Treasury for the purchase of paddy harvest during the Yala season

Tuesday, 14 July 2020 - 23:37

The Treasury has released finances for the purchase of paddy harvest at a guaranteed price during the Yala season this year.

The Ministry of Finance, Economic and Policy Development stated that the government has decided to purchase a kilogram of paddy at a guaranteed price of Rs. 50 with the aim of providing a higher price for paddy harvests.

Island wide stores owned by the Paddy Marketing Board have been opened to store stocks of paddy purchased.