Sunday, October 19, 2014

Bangladesh To Export 50,000 Metric Tonnes Of Rice To Sri Lanka

Bangladesh has agreed to export 50,000 Metric Tonnes of Rice to Sri Lanka per the request made by the  local government .Sri Lankan Government has made  this decision to importing  the  rice from Bangladesh to avoid a possible  rice shortage in local market as the drought in the dry zone destroyed  the local paddy harvest .

Earlier Bangladeshi Government has decided to sell the rice US Dollars 493 per metric tonne but changed it's decision and agreed to the price US Dollars 450 per metric tonne produced by Sri Lankan Government.

Bangladeshi Government has agreed to export the said stock of rice to Sri Lanka although their policy is  not exporting rice to any country in view of  avoiding  a possible food shortage in the country.

Water Levels Of Kalu And Gin Rivers Are On The Rise -People Reside Nearby Areas Advised To Be In Alert

The water levels of the Kalu River(Sabaragamuwa Province)  and Gin River (Southern Province) are rising rapidly since yesterday(18) the Department Of Irrigation has announced.Due to this situation the department has advised the people reside in low lying areas close to these rivers to be in alert on this .

The water levels of Nilwala River has also risen but now it's depleting the sources said.Several areas in Galle and Kalutara Districts are under floods due to the continuous rain fall experienced since yesterday.

MADRID TAKEN OVER BY HUNDREDS OF SHEEP

https://www.bbc.com/news/world- europe-50115974