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The government is to continue its programme to provide essential food items at the reduced rates

 

The government is to continue its programme to provide essential food items at the reduced rates. Acting Chairman of the Lanka SATHOSA Mohammed Rizvan Hamin says that 7 essential commodities including rice, dhal and sugar are being sold at the reduced price at present. These items will be made available at the reduced rates even after the festive season.

In addition, more varieties of food items are being sold at lower and concessionary prices. Meanwhile, a special teams have been deployed to nab errant traders who sell food items at higher rates and selling substandard items. Lanka SATHOSA is to maintain 300 SATHOSA outlets islandwide. Several more outlets will be opened for the public from today.

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