No shortage of food - Cabraal | Daily News

No shortage of food - Cabraal

Finance, Capital Markets and State Enterprise Reforms State Minister Ajith Nivard Cabraal rejected media reports that the country had faced a food shortage.

He said that the dissemination of fake news locally and internationally of a food shortage in the country is highly mischievous.

Cabraal in a tweet said that the government has started cracking down on unscrupulous elements hoarding sugar stocks intent on creating an artificial sugar shortage in the country.

“Absolutely no shortage of food in Sri Lanka & organized disseminationof #fake news locally and #internationally of a #food shortage highly mischievous. Artificial shortage of #sugar created by unscrupulous hoarders already dealt with under the law”, he tweeted.

 


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