Dhaka, Jan 14: Prices of all kinds of edible oil will come down by Tk 5 per litre from Saturday.
The announcement came from a meeting between Commerce Minister Tofail Ahmed and a delegation of the Bangladesh Vegetable Oil Refiners and Vanaspati Manufacturers Association on Thursday.
The association proposed to cut the prices of the edible oil by Tk 4 but the minister requested them to cut Tk 5. They agreed to cut the prices by Tk 5 per litre.
Association President Fazlur Rahman said at the fourth meeting of ‘Trade Assistance Consultative Committee’ that they had decided to reduce the prices by Tk 4 at the request of the commerce minister.
The association finally decided to reduce the prices by Tk 5 a litre with effect from Saturday.