16 May '11, 5pm

Centre may permit rice export to foreign countries: Thomas

Hyderabad , May 16 (PTI) The central government today said it will soon take a decision on rice exports after examining production and storage facilities in the country. "We have kept the gates a little open (for exports). We will look into food production and storage facilities in the country and take a decision," Union Minister of State for Food and Public Distribution System K V Thomas said. Addressing a press conference after a meeting with Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister N Kiran Kumar Reddy and others here this afternoon, Thomas said export of rice was a matter that has to be seriously thought of. "There is a demand from states to permit export of rice but we will look into the entire situation and take a decision shortly," the Union Minister added. He pointed out that "obligatory export" of rice was permitted to certain countries on a diplomatic basis. Thomas said the ...

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