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Fixed price for dhal and canned fish in Sri Lanka

Christian Fernsby ▼ | March 18, 2020
The prices of dhal and canned fish had been fixed with effect from midnight yesterday as a concession to the public due to the prevailing situation in the country following the coronavirus outbreak, President Gotabaya Rajapaksa said.
Gotabaya Rajapaksa
Sri Lanka   President Gotabaya Rajapaksa
Making a special statement, President Rajapaksa said a kilo of dhal would be sold at Rs.65 per kilo while a tin of canned fish would be sold at Rs.100.

Topics: Dhal fish Sri Lanka

"We have already stabilise the supply of rice to the market. There will be more concessions in the future," he said.

He said he also ordered to suspend collection of loan payments from business entities for six months.