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Lanka Sathosa to sell confiscated essential foods

Cabinet approval has been granted to sell essential food items confiscated by the Sri Lanka Customs to the public at a concessionary price via Lanka Sathosa outlets.

Co-Cabinet Spokesman Mass Media Minister Keheliya Rambukwella addressing the weekly Cabinet media briefing at the Government Information Department said Lanka Sathosa has already implemented a system to provide essential food items to the public at affordable prices without any shortage under the current COVID-19 pandemic situation.

The Cabinet of Ministers approved the joint proposal tabled by Ports and Shipping Minister Rohitha Abeygunawardane and Trade Minister Dr.Bandula Gunawardena to take necessary measures to provide essential food items confiscated by the Sri Lanka Ports Authority and the Sri Lankan Customs to Lanka Sathosa to enable the said system continuously and successfully.