The National Food Production battle implemented under the guidance of President Maithripala Sirisena, was launched today, with the aim of taking forward the national food production programme.
The inauguration programme was held near the Thibbotuwawa Tank in Kekirava and coincides with the National Food Production week.
Meanwhile,the Ministry of Mahaweli Development has organized many programmes to obtain the active participation of the Mahaweli community for the programme.
In the Mahaweli zone, there are an estimated 150,000 of irrigation lands and all those lands are expected to be used for this program. (Colombo Gazette)