The village fraternity is being briefed on the Divi Neguma programme, launched by the Ministry of Economic Development.
A Progress Review Meeting on the Divi Neguma National Programme was chaired by the Minister Basil Rajapaksa. It was held at the Presidential Secretariat. The Programme has received a successful response. Particularly dwellers in the Colombo City are displaying a keen enthusiasm. Drawing his attention to all these matters the Minister said action should now be adopted to appraise the rural community about the programme. The Minister instructed the officials concern to undertake this effort from next Monday, covering all Grama Niladhari Divisions. The Minister emphasized at this meeting that the intention of Divi Neguma was to make Sri Lanka self sufficient in food.