Cabraal to grant $50 Mn to Bandula | Breaking News

The Governor of the Central Bank Ajith Nivard Cabraal has agreed to provide over US $ 50 million for the release of 1,000 containers of essential food items including potatoes, dhal, sugar and onions currently stranded at the Port of Colombo, Trade Minister Dr. Bandula Gunawardena said.

Accordingly, the people will be allowed to get essential food items without any shortage, the Minister of Trade had told ‘Irida Mawbima’.

The Minister of Trade had stated at the Cabinet meeting held last Monday that more than a thousand containers carrying these essential food items were stuck in the Port of Colombo due to the shortage of dollars.

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