Editor / Director of Information
Venue – Vakavrai, Batticaloa
Date – 02.04.2021
Time – 10.00 am
Venue – Markerni, Batticaloa
Date – 02.04.2021
Time – 1.30 pm
Participation - Mahindananda Aluthgamage, Minister of Agriculture
You are kindly requested to take action to ensure the participation of Regional / Divisional Media Personnel of your institution to cover this occasion.
Inaugural ceremony of the national Drive for Cultivation of Follow Paddy Land
Rationale - For building a country self sufficient in food also ensuring food safely and making the “Saubagyaye Dekma” Policy statement a reality in keeping with the Global Sustainable Development Goals. “Inaugural Ceremony of the National Drive for cultivation of Follow Paddy Lands.”
Date - 25.03.2021
Time - 09.52 p.m (Auspicious moment)
Venue - “Galegoda Yaya” Paddy lands of Pahuruwela within Agrarian Services Centre area, Dompe in Gampaha District.
Participation - Hon. Mahindananda Aluthgamage, Minister of Agriculture and State Minister Hon. Shashindra Rajapaksa.
You are kindly requested to ensure the participation of media personnel of your institution to cover this occasion.
Arrangements have been made to conduct media conference on the implementation of major crop production programme which include 16 crops including potato, chillie, onion, paddy and maize. It will be held at 10.00 on 16.02.2021 at the Auditorium, 2 Floor of the Ministry of Agriculture Chaired by the Minister of Agriculture MahindanandaAluthgamage, at which it is due to explain matters relating to the programmes of increasing crop production capacity while imposing relations on imports. Therefore you are kindly requested to ensure the participation of media group of your esteemed media institution.
I highly appreciate your co-orperation to make this media conference a success and your interest in giving publicity to our Ministry’s development drive.
A special media briefing will be held at 2.00 pm on 9th Tuesday March 2021 chaired by Agriculture Minister Mahindananda Aluthgamage to explain the current situation of the National Programme of purchasing 300,000 Metric Tons of paddy by the Government. Therefore, you are kindly requested to ensure the participation of Media personnel or a representative of you reputed media institution to cover the programme and I am grateful for your co-operation being extended to the Ministry of Agriculture to make this country a self sufficient.
All Media Directors,
Conducting Media Conference on 02.02.2021
A media conference will be held at 9.00 a.m. on 02.02.2021 at the Ministry of Agriculture to explain future actions on fertilizer distribution and use, available of soil-testing kits, issuing of soil cards, establishment of Organic Fertilizer Authority and the issuing of soil-health, card to farmers.
Agriculture Minister MahandanandaAluthgamage and State Minister Mohan Silva will be attending this media programme, Accordingly, you are kindly requested to ensure the participation of media group of your institution to cover this programme. Publicity arrangement of your media institution towards making this country selfsufficient in agriculture produce is highly appreciated.