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Government fixes date prices for Ramadan

Update : 12 Mar 2024, 16:21

The commerce ministry has revised the wholesale prices of both the common date and the widely popular Zahidi variety this Ramadan, a key item of iftar.

According to State Minister for Commerce Ahasanul Islam Titu, the prices for ordinary or low-quality dates have been fixed at Tk150 to Tk165 per kilogram. 

For the widely-used Zahidi variety dates, the prices have been set between Tk170 to Tk180.

State Minister Ahasanul Islam said the pricing of dates has been decided with the well-being of ordinary citizens in mind.

However, the ministry has not set prices for premium quality or expensive dates.

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