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CAA tackles potential price increases for tourists

COLOMBO (News 1st) – A special team has been appointed to investigate whether prices of food in restaurants serving foreigners in the evenings are properly stated.

Sanjay Irasinghe, in charge of Raids for the Consumer Affairs Authority, said the inspections will be carried out with a special focus on tourist areas.

He also pointed out that the decision was made based on recent reports of goods being sold to foreigners at higher prices.