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SL to import 100,000 MT of rice from Myanmar

The Ministry of Trade has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with Myanmar to purchase 100,000 MT of rice as a buffer stock with immediate effect.

This announcement was made by the Minister of Trade Bandula Gunawardena today (07).

The rice stocks will reportedly be brought in through a state corporation, on the basis of a government-to-government agreement between Sri Lanka and Myanmar.