Government launches new plan to purchase paddy (video)

Tuesday, 23 February 2021 - 21:02

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The government has decided to purchase paddy in a competitive manner with the private sector so that farmers get higher prices.

Addressing a press conference in Colombo today, Agriculture Minister Mahindananda Aluthgamage said that the government has the power to determine the price of rice in the market through the new methodology.





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