Agriculture Minister – Muhammad Abdur Razzaque confirms: Rice price is rising out of control despite having the largest stock in many years.
Rice is a staple food in Bangladesh, the country will have to further increase production of the grain at any cost, an official confirmed.
The price of rice is rising out of control despite record production and highest stocks in silos. The state is unable to control the price rise.
The government has also urged officials, scientists and managers to work harder and report any irregularities in the food production process in the country.