Onion price unlikely to drop before Eid

Bangla Tribune Report
Published : 17:57, Aug 12, 2018 | Updated : 18:02, Aug 12, 2018

Commerce Minister Tofail Ahmed. FILE PHOTOOnion price is unlikely to drop before the Eid-ul-Azha, says Commerce Minister Tofail Ahmed.

Responding to a question at Secretariat on Sunday, he told the media, “Excessive rains have left a large amount of onion damaged in India. It has an impact on the market. We are hoping the prices to drop after Eid”

Responding to a query from reporters, the he said that the polls-time government will be comprised of MPs, ruling out the possibility of including the BNP.

 “There will be no talks with the BNP and it’s not needed at all.”

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