Govt tries to break syndicates involved in price hike: Tipu

Commerce minister Tipu MunshiFile photo

The government is making all sorts of efforts to break the syndicates involved in raising the prices of essential commodities in the country, commerce minister Tipu Munshi has said.

"We are trying so that no syndicate can work. Syndicates of traders are active for years, as a result, it is taking time but we are trying," he said while talking to reporters at the opening ceremony of 'District Young Launching' of Rotary Club at Shaheed Abu Naser Specialized Hospital in Khulna on Saturday, said a press release.

He also said the government has been providing 10 families with food at a low price and they have been trying level best to help people.

Khulna City Corporation's newly elected Mayor Talukder Abdul Khaleque, Rotary Club district governor Md Ashrafuzzaman Nannu and zonal event chair SM Nazrul Islam, among others, were present at the function.