Agri Ministry to sign agreement with mill owners
BY NIRMANI GUNERATNE
Minister of Agriculture Mahindananda Aluthgamage said his Ministry will sign an agreement with paddy mill owners concerning rice prices by next week. He stated that as the Government had stipulated a fixed price for rice they will also strive to implement a fixed price for paddy. The Minister noted that by next week they are hopeful of reducing the prices of Nadu, Samba and Keeri Samba rice varieties by 50 rupees.