Food cooked in PM’s residence without onion

DHAKA Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina today had her

meals cooked without onion as the essential cooking ingredient appeared to a

costly item in recent days.

We stopped eating onion . . . all foods in my house were cooked this noon

without onion, a premier office spokesman quoted her as saying.

Sheikh Hasina added that she found the foods without onion to be very

tasty and delicious as well and thanked the cook of her residence for

preparing the foods.

Prime minister's deputy press secretary Hasan Zahid Tusher said she made

the comment ahead of her departure for the United Arab Emirates (UAE) at

Hazrat Shahjalal International Airport this evening.

The premier's comments came hours after she announced at party rally that

onion's abnormal price hike prompted the government to order its import

through cargo planes to immediately contain its price.

Source: Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha (BSS)