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Minister expects price of rice to come down after ending monopoly


Salahuddin (centre) accepting the RM1mil donation from Yeo Koo Lian for Tabung Harapan Malaysia.Looking on is Bakri MP Yeo Bee Yin (right).— Bernama

Salahuddin (centre) accepting the RM1mil donation from Yeo Koo Lian for Tabung Harapan Malaysia.Looking on is Bakri MP Yeo Bee Yin (right).— Bernama

MUAR: Prices of rice will come down eventually since Padiberas Nasional Bhd (Bernas) no longer has a monopoly over rice import, says Salahuddin Ayub.

The Agriculture and Agro-based Industries Minister said the move would benefit consumers as they could choose the rice they want.

   

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