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Measures to prevent artificial escalation of prices

The Cost of Living (CoL) Committee recently convened under the patronage of Prime Minister Mahinda Rajapaksa has decided to take necessary measures to prevent the artificial escalation of prices of essential consumer goods including the price of vegetables, Co-Cabinet Spokesman Information & Communications Technology, Higher Education, and Technology & Innovations Minister Dr. Minister Bandula Gunawardena said.

Speaking at the weekly Cabinet media briefing held at the Government Information Department yesterday, Dr. Gunawardane said that the government has already taken measures to prevent the intervention of mediators.

“A decision has also been taken to make the public aware about the retail prices of goods via the electronic media.” he added.


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