Tofail to DCs: keep prices of essentials under control


Minister for commerce Tofail Ahmed on Wednesday asked the deputy commissioners (DCs) to work sincerely for keeping prices of daily essentials within the purchasing capability of people.

He gave the instruction while addressing a three day conference of DCs at cabinet division in the Secretariat, PM Sheikh Hasina on Tuesday opened the conference at her office.

The government has to protect the rights of the consumers, Tofail said.

He said, the law and order situation in the country normal at present and ordered the DCs to maintain it efficiently.

“The government has selected 14 products in 41 districts under “one district one product (ODOP)” scheme to expand the country’s export basket,” he added.