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Commerce secretary: TCB will sell onions at Tk45 in 35 places

  • Published at 09:02 pm September 30th, 2019
People buying onion from a truck which is authorized by TCB Mehedi Hasan/Dhaka Tribune

Already onions have been imported from overseas

Commerce Secretary Md Jafar Uddin said, the Trading Corporation of Bangladesh (TCB) will sell onions at Tk45 in 35 places.

He made these comments to reporters at his secretariat office on Monday.

Jafar Uddin said: “At the TCB designated places, the public will be able to buy onions for Tk45 per kg. Besides, the distributors of TCB will sell goods from 10am to 6pm daily on mobile trucks in ten locations in Chittagong, five in the remaining six divisional cities, in addition to 35 locations in Dhaka city.”

He said: “Already two ships have arrived at the port from Egypt, and have been released. Onions are also coming from Turkey. Onions are also regularly coming from Myanmar through the border trade, and also through LC.”

Places where Onions will be sold

1.The Secretariat Gate
2. Press Club
3. Kaptan Bazar
4. Victoria Park
5. Science Lab
6. New Market/Nilkhet
7. Shyamoli/ Kalyanpur
8. Jhigatola
9. Khamarbari/ Farmgate
10. Kolmilota
11. Rajanigandha SuperMarket, Kochukhet
12. Agargaon Taltola & Election Commission Office
13. Rajlokkhi Complex, Uttara
14. Mirpur-1 Mazar road
15. Shantinagar Bazar
16. Malibagh Bazar
17. Basabo Bazar
18. Ideal School, Banasree19. Bangladesh Bank area
20. Mohakhali Kachabazar
21. Shewrapara Bazar22. Doinik Bangla
23. Shahjahanpur Bazar
24. Fakirapul Bazar & Ideal zone
25. Motijheel area
26. Khilgaon Taltala Bazar27. Rampura Bazar
28. Mirpur-10 area
29. Ashkona Hajj camp
30. Mohammadpur Townhall Kachabazar
31. Dilkusha
32. Madartech Krishipara Bank area