Weather conditions will not affect supply of rice – assures PMB

Weather conditions will not affect supply of rice – assures PMB

Weather conditions will not affect supply of rice – assures PMB

Written by Staff Writer

11 Jun, 2016 | 12:13 pm

The Paddy Marketing Board said that even though many acres of paddy field were destroyed due to the recent inclement weather conditions, there will be no shortage of rice in the future.

Chairman of the board, S.B. Dissanayake stated that the required stock of rice is currently safe at storage facilities.

The Department of Agrarian Development noted that around 30,000 acres of paddy fields were destroyed in the recent floods that affected many of districts in the country.

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