KATHMANDU, OCTOBER 20
Unlike the delays that used to occur in the previous years, sugar purchased by Salt Trading Corporation (STC) is all set to arrive on Wednesday.
As per STC, around 2,500 tonnes of sugar will reach Birgunj dry port on Wednesday and within a day or two the commodity will be supplied to Kathmandu. The government had earlier allowed Food Management and Trade Company Ltd (FMTCL) and STC to import 30,000 tonnes of sugar for the festive season.
The government had allowed STC to import 20,000 tonnes of sugar and FMTCL was given the responsibility to bring 10,000 tonnes. Even though sugar purchased by STC will start arriving in a few days, sugar pur