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POST TIME: 1 December, 2017 00:00 00 AM
Aman procurement
Tk 39 per kg price fixed
STAFF REPORTER

Tk 39 per kg price fixed

The government has decided to procure 3 lakh tonnes of Aman rice at Tk 39 per kg from the local markets in the upcoming season. The decision was taken at an inter-ministerial meeting of food planning and monitoring committee (FPMC) held at the food ministry yesterday. Among others, Finance Minister AMA Muhith, Agriculture Minister Matia Chowdhury, Food Minister Qamrul Islam and other high officials attended the meeting. “The government has decided to procure 3 lakh tonnes of Aman rice during the current Aman season with the price at Tk 39 per kg. The procurement drive will begin from December 3, 2017 and it will continue till February 28, 2018,” Qaamrul said.