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Food prices to be cut ahead of Ramadan

Food prices to be cut ahead of Ramadan

Jul 18, 2011 - 17:17

KABULinfo-icon (PANinfo-icon): Traders have agreed to sell food at the lowest possible rates during the holy month of Ramadaninfo-icon, the head of Afghanistaninfo-icon Chamber of Commerce and Industries (ACCI) said on Monday.

Mohammad Qurban Haqjo told a day-long seminar in Kabul that the prices of food items had gone up recently. "National traders and the private sector have offered to lower prices of food items during Ramadan.”

At the seminar, attended by hundreds of clerics, traders and government officials, religious scholars highlighted the virtues of Ramadan and urged believers to observe fasting.



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