Tree Planting Ceremony in Sinhala and Tamil New Year

Tree Planting Ceremony in Sinhala and Tamil New Year

As the last ritual of the Sinhala and Tamil new year, the Ministry of Agriculture has initiated a tree planting program “Nekathata Pelayak” today (20 th April) with the presence of the honorable Minister of Agriculture and the officials of the ministry.

Along with that planting ceremony, Sri Lanka Council for Agricultural Research Policy leading by Secretary/Director, Mr. Prabath Wimal Kumara, and other staff planted plants at the office premises supporting the government’s vision of enhancing forest coverage and ensuring food availability in the country.