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Support of Ministries solicited to improve the rural economy

Jan 9, 2011 5:47:28 AM - itnnews.lk

Minister Basil Rajapaksa has called on all Ministries to extend support for the one million home garden programme which is aimed at resuscitating the economy.

The Minister said that his Ministry was drawing more attention on the improving of the economy and strengthening the economy of the rural folk. For this purpose he told the meeting that their support and involvement was vital.

The Minister was speaking at a discussion organized at the Parliamentary Complex to appraise the Ministers about the one million home garden cultivation programme. Attention was drawn at the meeting to expand the market for the sale of the produce of the rural fraternity to improve their economy. Ministers, Deputy Minister and Central Bank Governor Ajith Nivard Cabral were among those present at this discussion.