Tourist hotels have also joined the “Divi Neguma” Programme, which would result in the development of the country.
Minister Mahinda Yapa Abeywardena said plans are afoot to produce the vegetables and fruits needed for the tourist hotels through the hotel premises under the “Divi Neguma” programme. As such it would be able to produce food sans poison thus enabling to enhance the attraction of the tourists. This he said was another target of the programme. The Minister pointed out that the necessary advisory services, seeds and organic fertilizer would be given free of charge.