Minister of Trade, Commerce Food Security

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Minister of Trade, Commerce and Food Security Nalin Fernando says that there is no reason for price of wheat flour to rise at this time. Wheat flour stocks have been imported from Turkey and Dubai and are anticipated to be delivered by 15th of this month.
Therefore, the Minister said that wheat flour should be sold at the same price and said that the Consumer Affairs Authority has informed the concerned parties in writing that action will be taken against those who do not do so.
Chairman of the all island bakery owners’ association N.K. Jayawardena says there is no necessity to increase the price of break at this time. He stated that the subject Minister has agreed to rectify the shortage of wheat flour in the country.

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