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Coronavirus: Rice at Tk 10 per kg from Sunday

Published : Friday, 3 April, 2020 at 12:00 AM  Count : 398

The government is going to launch special open market sale (OMS) of rice for Tk 10 a kg in all cities and district towns from Sunday for poor people amid the nationwide shutdown.
The Food Ministry issued a notification in this regard on Thursday.
Under the OMS programme, rice will be sold from 10:00am to 3:00pm on Sunday, Tuesday and Thursday.
Each person will be allowed to buy maximum five kg of rice once in a week after showing identity card.
For every centre in Dhaka, 3 metric tons of
rice will be allocated every day while two tonnes for every centre outside Dhaka.    -UNB

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