CCCI starts selling consumer goods at subsidized prices ahead of Ramadan

Published : 22 Mar 2023 09:13 PM

The Chittagong Chamber of Commerce and Industry (CCCI) has started selling  consumer goods at subsidized prices for the low-income people on the occasion of the holy month of Ramadan.

Chamber President Mahbubul Alam inaugurated the program in front of the World Trade Center on Wednesday.  

Chamber Vice President Syed Mohammad Tanveer, Directors Md. Ahid Siraj Chowdhury (Swapan), Zahirul Islam Chowdhury (Alamgir), Anjan Shekhar Das, Md. Rakibur Rahman (Tutul), Md. Iftekhar Faisal, Tanveer Mostafa Chowdhury and Mohammad Nasirul Alam (Fahim) were present on the occasion.

Mahbubul Alam, said that due to the Russia-Ukraine war after Corona, the supply chain of food supply in the world has been disrupted.  As a result, food shortages have arisen in various countries.  But the prime minister's far-sighted efforts to ensure food supply have allowed LCs to open despite the international crisis.  

As a result, the supply chain of essential commodities remains normal.  In view of the upcoming Ramadan, as a tradition of the Chittagong Chamber, consumer goods are being sold at subsidized prices. 

Inspire of the ongoing price inflation, he called upon the wealthy and various industrial establishments of the society to come forward so that the common people can buy daily commodities at affordable prices during the holy month of Ramadan.

Its mentioned that rice are being sold at Tk 35 and sugar at Tk 60 per kg and each buyer can purchase a specified weight of the product in a day.