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2 lakh tons onion to be imported before Ramadan: Tofail

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|  02 Jan 2020, 00:00 | Update : 02 Jan 2020, 18:26
Former commerce minister and chairman of parliamentary standing committee for commerce ministry Tofail Ahmed said, two lakh tons of onion will be imported through four organizations before the coming month of Ramadan.

He said this at a view exchange meeting with businessmen and representatives of concerned ministries and departments to maintain stock, supply, import and price of essential commodities normal and stable at the conference room of commerce ministry on Thursday.

Tofail Ahmed said, the four organizations are- City Group, Meghna Group, S Alam Group and TCB. Of those City Group will import 50 thousand tons of onion. Meghna Group will import 50 thousand tons and S Alam Group 50 thousand tons. Besides, 50 thousand tons of onion will be imported through state owned organization Trading Corporation of Bangladesh (TCB).

He also said, besides other organizations will also import. Government will cooperate if any problem arises.

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