Paddy stocks yet to be removed from MRIA

2016-02-12 09:55:06

The Paddy Marketing Board (PMB) said yesterday more than 3000 MT of paddy stocks was still there in the Mattala Rajapaksa International Airport (MRIA) and that it would be removed within the next three weeks.

An official of the PMB said only 509 MT of the paddy stock was removed by the Indian Company which purchased the paddy stock last month.

The PMB expected to remove whole stock of 4054 MT stored in the MRIA.

People in the Hambantota district launched a protest campaigns over the use of the Mattala Rajapaksa International Airport (MRIA) warehouse for storing paddy. (Ajith Siriwardana)


  Comments - 4

  • Kiris Baba Amaray Friday, 12 February 2016 11:54

    Who said to remove, No. if MR can be the watcher over there.

    Reply : 1       1

    Bubble Banda Friday, 12 February 2016 11:55

    Someone told, it is also going to be converted into a mini Zoo. or a cattle shed.

    Reply : 0       2

    J Palitha Friday, 12 February 2016 11:57

    This time the harvest is more, better transfer thee whole stock of Paddy and store over there.

    Reply : 0       1

    mnsmart Friday, 12 February 2016 15:18

    Let it be there till the next plane arrives

    Reply : 0       1

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