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Meeting held to keep essentials’ price stable during Ramadan

  • Our Correspondent
  • 19 February, 2022 12:00 AM
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RANGPUR: A preparation meeting was held at the conference room of the Deputy Commissioner in the city on Thursday aiming at keeping prices of essential commodities stable during the holy month of Ramadan.

Officials of different government departments, political leaders, leaders of different trade bodies, civil society members and journalists attended the event.

Assistant Director of the Department of National Consumer Rights Protection for Rangpur Afsana Parvin, President of Rangpur Metropolitan Chamber of Commerce and Industry Rezaul Islam Milan, General Secretary of Rangpur Shop Owners’ Association Joynal Abedin, General Secretary of Nababganj Bazar Shop Owners’ Association Akbar Hossain, among others, addressed.

The speakers put emphasis on cooperation of the administrations, business community leaders and common traders to ensure smooth supply of the essential commodities in a hassle-free manner to local markets to keep the prices stable.

They said common consumers should not be worried as supply and stock situations of essential commodities are quite adequate and satisfactory to contain prices of those during Ramadan.

Rezaul Islam Milan said is no possibility of price hike of essential commodities during Ramadan if smooth transportation and supply of those could be ensured to local traders by stopping all kinds of harassments.

The chief guest sought cooperation of traders in maintaining sanctity of Ramadan by supplying pure and hygienic food stuffs and conducting businesses with normal profits keeping prices of essential commodities normal during the holy month.