By Subhashini Jayaratne | Sunday Observer

By Subhashini Jayaratne

650,000 farming families to benefit
Agriculture Minister Mahinda Amaraweera said the Government has reduced fertiliser prices by 78 percent. This will benefit 650,000 farming families engaged in paddy cultivation during the Yala season. A 50 kg bag of urea fertiliser sold at Rs.42,000 will be reduced to Rs 9,000 by next week. The Government has provided fertiliser at concessionary rates to farmers to...
11 June, 2023
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