Government to purchase big onions from farmers at Rs. 80

Government to purchase big onions from farmers at Rs. 80

Government to purchase big onions from farmers at Rs. 80

Written by Staff Writer

02 Oct, 2018 | 10:56 am

COLOMBO (News 1st) – A kilogram of big onions is to be purchased by the government at Rs. 80 by the government.

Minister of Agriculture, Mahinda Amaraweera stated that steps have already been taken to ensure that the guaranteed prices will be paid and to inform the relevant authorities.

Meanwhile, a tax of Rs.40 has been imposed for imported big onions and potatoes.

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