Dhaka, Bangladesh (BBN)- Bangladesh will import 130,000 tons of rice from different countries to help boost the official food grain stock, officials said in Dhaka on Saturday.
“Around 30,000 tons of non-basmati parboiled rice might be bought from Thailand or Pakistan and another 100,000 tons of non-boiled rice from Vietnam,” Director General of Food Directorate Ahmed Hossain was quoted by the Financial Express (FE), a local newspaper, as saying. 
He also said the Cabinet Committee on Public Purchases on Thursday approved proposal to import a total of 130,000 tons of rice to help boost the official food grain stock.
BBN/SI/AD-29Aug10-1:17 am (BST)