|Govt. to directly purchase the farmers' harvest|
|Wednesday, 13 August 2008|
President Mahinda Rajapaksa has directed the the Treasury Secretary, Agriculture Ministry Secretary and relevant authorities to start the purchasing of rice directly from farmers. The President had directed the officials at the meeting of the Cost of Living Committee which met yesterday (August 12) at the Temple Trees.
President’s Media Unit sources revealed that the President also directed the officials to strictly maintain a certified fair price for the farmers’ harvest.
(Courtesy : Lanka Puwath )
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