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Traders for keeping onion price reasonable in Rangpur

Traders for keeping onion price reasonable in Rangpur

RANGPUR, Sept 18, 2020 (BSS) – Leaders of different trade bodies at a meeting Thursday expressed firm commitment to local administrations in conducting businesses sincerely to keep market price of onion reasonable in Rangpur metropolis and district as a whole. They came out with the commitment in the meeting on ‘Keeping market price of onion stable’ organised by the district administration at the conference room of the Deputy Commissioner in the city. Deputy Commissioner Md. Asib Ahsan presided over the meeting participated by onion importers, wholesalers and retailers, leaders of Rangpur Metropolitan Chamber of Commerce and Industry (RMCCI) and other trade bodies of the district. Additional Deputy Commissioners, Additional District Magistrate (ADM), Executive Magistrates, leaders of Rangpur Metropolitan Chamber of Commerce and Industry (RMCCI) and representatives of different government departments addressed. President of RMCCI Rezaul Islam Milon and other trade leaders and onion traders also spoke on the occasion. The participants discussed the current wholesale and retail rates of onion in local markets, stock of the essential spicy commodity and ways to prevent hoarding of onion by anyone with an unfair motive. The Deputy Commissioner called upon leaders of trade bodies and traders to extend cooperation to local administrations in maintaining stable onion prices in local markets and foil any bid to hoard the commodity to create an artificial crisis.

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