Sat, 13 Mar 2021 - 11:29 GMT
Food market- Photo courtesy of IFAD Facebook page
CAIRO - 13 March 2020: The Media Center of the Cabinet denied on Saturday news regarding any shortage of basic commodities in all governorates because of the coronavirus crisis.
The center said in a statement that it communicated with the Ministry of Supply and Internal Trade, which refuted the news.
The flow of large amounts of goods is regular daily in markets, and the strategic stockpile is sufficient for the coming months, the statement read.
The ministry asserted it is launching inspection campaigns on all markets to prevent any monopoly.
The ministry urged all media outlets to be accurate and objective in publishing such news.