Mill owners agree to sell rice at concessionary prices during festive season

Large-scale rice mill owners have agreed to provide rice at concessionary prices to consumers during the festive season, the Finance Ministry said.

The decision was reached during a meeting held with large-scale rice mill owners at the Presidential Secretariat in Colombo today (10).

Accordingly, the rice mill owners have agreed to sell Nadu rice at the maximum retail price (MRP) of Rs 98 per kilogram and Samba rice at the MRP of Rs 99, with effect from today.

Issuing a statement, the ministry said that consumers will be able to purchase rice at concessionary prices without any shortage during the festive season as per the decision of the rice mill owners.

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