DUSHANBE, August 15, Asia-Plus -- Inspection by economic security department  of the State Committee for National Security (GKNB) has revealed numerous gross violations at the country’s state-controlled open joint-stock company (OJSC) Ravghani Tojik (Tajik [Vegetable] Oil).

According to the GKNB center for public relations, Ravghani Tojik, which is Tajikistan’s main producer and supplier of cotton oil, has not manufactured its own product over the past two years. 

“The company has been purchasing cotton oil from entrepreneurs, who deliver it from other countries, and selling it on the domestic market as its own product,” the source said, noting the company purchased the cotton oil from entrepreneurs at the rate of 4.37 somonis per one liter and sold it at the rate of 5.70 somonis per one liter.  

Inspection of the OJSC Ravghani Tojik is under way.