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Four million coconut seedlings to be planted

Dec 31, 2010 5:23:08 AM - itnnews.lk

Measures are being taken to plant 4 million coconut seedlings next year.

Minister Jagath Pushpakumara said that a massive project will be launched with the participation of special sections in the society. The Minister made this observation when he made an inspection tour of the Coconut Research Institute at Lunuwila. The Minister pointed out that coconut trees in certain estates coming under the purview of the Coconut Research Institute are being felled and this situation had to be brought under control.