Excess fertilizer bought under subsidies to farmers at concessionary prices

(COLOMBO, LANKAPUVATH) – The government has taken steps for the Agrarian Development Centers to purchase the excess fertilizer imported by the state owned companies under the fertilizer subsidy program for paddy cultivation and sell it to the farmers at a concessionary price of Rs, 1000 for a 50 Kg bag.

"Excess fertilizer bought under subsidies to farmers at concessionary prices"

KOICA provides $600,000 to UNICEF, supporting SL’s education sector

(COLOMBO, LANKAPUVATH) –The Korea International Cooperation Agency (KOICA) and the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) have formally signed a grant agreement that will see KOICA provide a USD $600,000 (LKR 111.4 million) grant, funding and supporting the Ministry of Education’s (MoE) critical response to COVID-19 in the education sector.

"KOICA provides $600,000 to UNICEF, supporting SL’s education sector"