“Paddy stocks available only for a month”



The Paddy Marketing Board said that it has paddy stocks available for less than a month.

Paddy Marketing Board Chairman Buddhika Iddamalgoda said that they have 4.5 million kilos of paddy in their possession.

The chairman added that Hambantota paddy storages, which have been closed due to non-availability of paddy, will be opened if they receive a request from farmers’ organisations.

Meanwhile, Mr. Iddamalgoda said that Minister Mahinda Amaraweera has called for a meeting tomorrow (18) to discuss the issue at the Hambantota District Secretariat.


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