10 essential commodities at concessionary rates by 1 March

Ten essential items are to be given at concessionary rates to low income families by 1st March this year, Prime Minister Mahinda Rajapaksa said in Parliament today (5).

Rajapaksa said the items will be made available at Co-operatives and Sathosa outlets in the country.

The move is in line with President Gotabaya Rajapaksa’s election promise to stabilize the prices of essential commodities.