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The prices of dhal and canned fish had been fixed with effect from midnight today as a concession to the public due to the prevailing situation in the country following the COVID-19 outbreak, President Gotabaya Rajapaksa said.

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.

"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.


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  • prabath uduwella Tuesday, 17 March 2020 09:25 PM

    May be from the proceeds of global oil price reduction. Eat Dhal and jack mackerel.

    Sam Tuesday, 17 March 2020 09:52 PM

    NOTICE BOARD: Sorry out of stock. (From shop owners reaction)

    Jayaratne Tuesday, 17 March 2020 09:56 PM

    Business entities got big concessions few months ago as well. Government need to think more about ordinary folk.

    Sam Tuesday, 17 March 2020 09:58 PM

    WHAT ABOUT INTEREST?????


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