Lankapage Logo CP 18 YEARS
Go Home Home Serving the Sri Lankan community globally since 2000
go to

Leading News from Sri Lanka::

* Sathosa to begin selling rice at concessionary prices from today
Wed, Oct 4, 2017, 12:52 pm SL Time, ColomboPage News Desk, Sri Lanka.

Oct 04, Colombo: The state-owned retail network, Lanka Sathosa will commence selling rice at concessionary prices from today with the aim to control the price of rice in the market, the Chairman of Lanka Sathosa MKB Tennakoon said.

Accordingly a kilogram of Nadu rice will be sold at Rs. 74 while a kilogram of White Kekulu rice will be sold at Rs. 65.

The Chairman said 28 Sathosa outlets island wide will sell rice at concessionary rates.

In addition steps have been taken to provide 8 variety of rice at 370 Sathosa outlets under concessionary rates

Accordingly, a kilo of nadu rice will be sold at Rs. 74, Red nadu rice at Rs. 80, white raw rice at Rs. 65, Red raw rice at Rs. 75, samba Rs. 84, and Red samba at Rs. 88,

Consumers can also purchase 5 coconuts for 65 rupees at Sathosa outlets.


ColomboPage - Recent 10 Stories ::
Motor accidents cost the country Rs. 130 billion annually - police
-- [1 hour and 18 minutes ago]
Sri Lanka Health Minister's cannabis cultivation idea gains momentum
Japanese Embassy clarifies position on foreign judges in Sri Lanka
Japanese support of Rs. 32 million to uplift agriculture and fisheries industry in Sri Lanka
Special island wide police operation makes 2,879 arrests
Sri Lanka's Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe celebrates 69th birthday today
Cost of Living Committee grants approval to increase milk powder prices
Sri Lankan President heads home after successful tour in Pakistan
Government Analyst to examine the Dambulla food processing factory after toxic fumes killed two workers
Lanka IOC raise fuel prices

Copyright © 2000, 2016 by (LLC) :
The news and other contents on ColomboPage are copyrighted property of, LLC. Any unauthorized use of any information on ColomboPage may constitute a violation of copyright laws. You need written permission to reproduce, republish, post, transmit, broadcast or distribute, material from this site from, LLC. However, news organizations or broadcasters in Sri Lanka may republish the news items in ColomboPage with proper acknowledgment to ColomboPage.