Divi Neguma programme:
Ministry funds to provide milk to schoolchildren
The Economic Development Ministry is ready to provide financial
assistance if the Education Ministry launches a programme to provide
fresh milk for schoolchildren, said Economic Development Minister Basil
Rajapaksa. He said so at a meeting to create awareness on Divi Neguma
attended by education sector officials at the Economic Development
Ministry on May 3.
The meeting was held to obtain the contribution of schoolchildren for
He pointed out the importance to uplift the liquid milk production in
Education Minister Bandula Gunawardena, Senior Ministers A H M Fowzi
and Athauda Seneviratna, Education Ministry Secretary and officials from
the education sector participated in the discussion.