Beras Pulut discount extended

Azlan Othman

Following the Ministry of Finance and Economy’s (MoFE) media release dated March 14 on Rice and Sugar Sales on a daily basis including Fridays, Sundays and Public Holidays to registered companies and press release on April 7 with regard to the sale of glutinous rice (Beras Pulut) at 50 per cent discount to micro, small and medium enterprises (MSMEs) and private entrepreneurs for a month beginning April 8, the Treasury Department informed that the sale of rice and sugar to registered companies will be on sale daily except for Fridays, Sundays and Public Holidays beginning today.

In view of the favourable response from MSMEs and private entrepreneurs, the sale of glutinous rice at a 50 per cent discount exclusively to MSMEs and private entrepreneurs will be extended for another month until June 6 to meet the needs of the upcoming Hari Raya Aidilfitri festivities.