Egg added to enrich school midday meal
The government has decided to supplement the
midday meal of schoolchildren in the rural areas by the addition of
an egg, with aim of improving their nutritional level, while also
providing a good price for the eggs of the poultry farmer. The
scheme came into effect from midnight yesterday (16), Co-operative
and Internal Trade Minister Johnston Fernando said.
‘Home-grown solutions’ - key to peace - GL
External Affairs Minister Prof G L Peiris opened
a four-day, official visit to Washington, DC on Tuesday with a
series of meetings with key US Senate leaders and a talk on Sri
Lanka’s post-conflict redevelopment and reconciliation programmes.
He emphasised that lasting peace, stability and growth in Sri Lanka
will be achieved through home-grown solutions, not those prescribed
by the international community.