Commerce Minister Tipu Munshi today sought cooperation from the people and officials concerned as Trading Corporation of Bangladesh (TCB) started open market sale (OMS) of essential commodities ahead of the holy month of Ramadan.
TCB's OMS operation is going on through 3,000 dealers in 400 spots across the country where oil, sugar, lentil, gram and onion are available, said a commerce ministry press release today.
Of the total 400 spots, highest 90 are located in the capital while 30 in Chattogram and the remaining spots are in divisional, district and upazila levels to sell the essentials commodities at a reasonable price.
Meanwhile, eight mobile teams of commerce ministry have been working to ensure the smooth operation of TCB's OMS activities in Dhaka City Corporations areas.
The commerce minister directed the officials concerned to take stern legal action if any irregularity is found in the OMS activities.