State Trading Organization (STO) managing director Hussain Amr, on Monday, said that the organization had staple food in stock, and was delivering it to shops in the capital, as well as the atolls.
Amr refuted rumors circulating on social media platforms that STO had run out of staple food.
“Spreading false information that Maldives had run out of staple food is a great harm done of the people amid such an alarming situation panic,” said Amr.
Details of regarding the quantity of staple food delivered to individual Maldivian islands can be viewed from STO’s website.
Amr also shared the wholesale and retail price of STO’s staple food products.
RETAIL RATE (MALE’ AREA)
WHOLESALE RATE (MALE’ AREA)
Economic Ministry had announced the additional rate which will be charged on staple food supplies to the atolls on April 5.
The rates were fixed based on three zones.