Thursday, January 22, 2009

Bumper paddy stock expects from Easternsearch Centre opens

The Minister of Public Administration and Home Affairs Minister and Deputy Finance Minister Dr. Sarath Amunugama(news.lk)The Minister of Public Administration and Home Affairs Minister and Deputy Finance Minister Dr. Sarath Amunugama told Parliament yesterday (21) that the country will witness a bumper paddy harvest during the forthcoming Maha season due to the historic victories achieved by the Government in the Northern and Eastern Provinces.

The Minister said for the first time a bumper paddy stock is expected from the Eastern Province.
The rapid growth witnessed in the paddy cultivation and subsidiary crops sector can be described as one of the significant victories achieved by the Government in the Northern and Eastern areas. Therefore, Sri Lanka is already self-sufficient in rice