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Asian Tribune is published by World Institute For Asian Studies|Powered by WIAS Vol. 12 No. 2344

Rs 1500 worth food basket to be sold at Rs 975 at Lak Sathosa during festive season

Colombo, 07 April, (Asiantribune.com):

Rs 1500 worth food basket to be sold at Rs 975 at Lak Sathosa during festive season.

On the instruction of President Maithripala Sirisena and the Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe it has been decided by the government to provide a Rs 1515 rupee worth food basket of essential consumer at Rs 975/ to the consumers during this festive season through Laksathosa oulets.

Government has taken this decision in order to support the general public to reduce their cost of living during the coming Sinhala and Hindu new year season.

Accordingly, this food basket consisting of (List attached) 10 essential items could be purchased by the consumers between April 10 and 20th, 2017 through sathosa outlets island wide. Government expects to sell one million food baskets during this period.

- Asian Tribune -

Rs 1500 worth food basket to be sold at Rs 975 at Lak Sathosa  during festive season
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