Sunday, October 27, 2013

Coconut Development Minister Says He Cannot Control The Prices Of Coconuts

The Coconut Development and Estate Development Minister Jagath Pushpakumara has said that he cannot control the escalating price of Coconuts in the market and it's in the hands of the vendor .

 Due to the  dry weather prevailed   in  the country last year  the local coconut production has drastically dropped and it caused the higher prices of Coconuts at present  the minister has revealed.however the coconut prices have dropped from Rs.50 to Rs.41 during 10th of October he has said.although can control  the coconut prices when the price is between Rs.33-35 cannot control when it increases to Rs.50 or 55 minister has further said.

Meanwhile the price of coconuts are in  increase again according to market sources.

Colombo-Katunayake Express Highway Was Inaugurated second express highway in Sri Lanka , Colombo-Katunayake Express Highway was inaugurated by President Mahinda Rajapaksha this morning with the presence of large number of local and foreign dignitaries and local crowd.the Highway was built by spending US Dollars 350 Million and it was opened to the public since 6 p.m this evening.