Price revision on multiple essential goods, today (8)

Price revision on multiple essential goods, today (8)

Price revision on multiple essential goods, today (8)

Written by Zulfick Farzan

08 Oct, 2021 | 12:19 pm

COLOMBO (News 1st); State Minister Lasantha Alagiyawanna announced that prices revisions on multiple items including Cement, LP Gas, Milk Powder & Wheat Flour will be made on Friday (8) evening.

The Cabinet of Ministers on Thursday (7) decided to remove the price controls on Cement, LP Gas, Milk Powder & Wheat Flour.

The State Minister said by next week, more stocks will be available in the local markets and a request will be made to suppliers and producers to ensure there is no shortage of stocks.

Lasantha Alagiyawanna, State Minister of Co-operative Services, Marketing Development and Consumer Protection said authorities have also been advised to ensure that traders do not sell goods at exorbitant prices, in the absence of a control price.

He said the government will make the necessary intervention if unfair prices are imposed on products inconveniencing the general public.

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