Myanmar to donate rice to Sri Lanka

MoC holds the meeting for rice donation to Sri Lanka, yesterday.

The Ministry of Commerce held a virtual meeting on rice donation to Sri Lanka yesterday.
During the meeting, the leader of the Donation Supervisory Team Deputy Minister U Nyunt Aung said Sri Lanka faces a recession and so the supervisory team arranges to buy 1,000 tonnes with national funds and donate them as humanitarian aid. The ministries concerned should give suggestions regarding the donation such as type of rice, procurement plan, container rental, due date and expenditures.
Then, officials of ministries concerned and the chairman of the Myanmar Rice Federation coordinated the discussion.
The meeting was attended by the permanent secretary of the Ministry of Commerce, directors-general of departments concerned, officials of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Ministry of Planning and Finance, Ministry of Agriculture, Livestock and Irrigation, and Ministry of Transport and Communications and the Myanmar Rice Federation.— MNA

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