Senior Minister visits Northern Province Agriculture Exhibition
Economic Development Minister Basil Rajapaksa inspecting
some agricultural produce. Picture by Chaminda Hittatiya
Economic Development Minister Basil Rajapaksa participated as chief
guest at the final day inauguration ceremony of the Northern Province
Agriculture Exhibition 2011 held at the District Agriculture Training
Centre Complex, Thirunelveli, Jaffna last Saturday.
The Northern Provincial Agriculture Ministry organized this
agriculture exhibition under the theme “Way forward for sustainable
Minister Basil Rajapaksa and guests visited several stalls. They
visited several booths organized by various government institutions
which included the Palmyrah Development Board, and the Coconut
Development Board, Livestock Development Board, etc. They also visited
private institutions’ booths which displayed latest equipment,
machineries, tractors, water pumps, agricultural products, a variety of
fertilizers and so on.
Senior Minister A H M Fowzie, Traditional Industries and Small
Enterprise Development Minister Douglas Devananda, Industry and Commerce
Minister Rishard Bathiudeen, Northern Province Governor G A Chandrasiri
and Traditional Industries and Small Enterprise Development Deputy
Minister Weerakumara Dissanayake also participated.