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Daya to emulate NZ’s primary industries ministry

Minister Daya Gamage is emulating New Zealand’s ministry of primary industries which contributes the most towards economic development of that country. Addressing the INCO exhibition today (23) at the Sirimavo Bandaranaike Memorial Conference Hall in Colombo at its primary industries ministry day, he said he would aim to adopt that …

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Dhana Saviya distributes plants among schoolchildren

A distribution of plants among schoolchildren was organized yesterday by the Primary Industries Ministry’s ‘Dhana Saviya’ programme under the auspices of minister Daya Gamage at Marassana National School in Hewaheta. Carried out on a concept by central provincial councilor Shanthini Kongahage, the occasion was also graced by MPs Mayantha Dissanayake, …

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Real difference through women’s participation – Anoma

A real difference can be achieved if women make a proper participation in politics, says deputy minister Dr. Anoma Gamage. She was addressing a seminar at the BMICH in Colombo yesterday (15) organized by the Sri Lanka Women Parliamentarians Forum. Minister Duminda Dissanayake, deputy minister Dr. Sudarshani Fernandopulle, MP Thusitha …

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Dayasarana scholarship seminars from June 24

The grade five scholarship seminars being organized annually by Dayasarana Development Foundation will begin from June 24, at Keppetipola National School in Mahaoya. On the following day, another seminar will be held at Shalika Hall at Dehiattakandiya. For students from Uhana, Damana, Ampara and Namal Oya, a seminar will take …

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Cinnamon’s therapeutic value should be identified – Daya

Minister of primary industries Daya Gamage says the therapeutic value of cinnamon has to be identified in order to make proper commercial use of the spice. He was addressing a seminar at his ministry auditorium today (15) on increasing cinnamon export revenue to one billion dollars. The minister said public …

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Ananda Vidyalaya felicitates students who excelled at A/L exam

Ananda Vidyalaya, Colombo held a felicitation at the college hall today (14) for 175 students who excelled at the GCE Advanced Level examination by obtaining three ‘A’s . Past pupil, minister of primary industries Daya Gamage, was the chief at the event, ‘Nena Harasara 2017’, organized by the college’s 1970-75 …

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Upali Marasinghe assumes duties

Newly-appointed secretary to the ministry of petroleum resources Upali Marasinghe assumed duties today. Subject minister Arjuna Ranatunga and deputy minister Dr. Anoma Gamage were present on the occasion. A senior administrative officer, Mr. Marasinghe is also a lawyer in the Supreme Court.

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Donations from decentralized budget

A distribution of chairs and loudspeakers worth Rs. 5.84 million from the decentralized funds of minister Daya Gamage and Dr. Anoma Gamage among volunteer organizations in Mahaoya and Padiyatalawa is now taking place. Marking the occasion, Dr. Gamage has handed over the donations at the two divisional secretariats.

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Livestock projects for Vavuniya – Daya Gamage

Vavuniya will be given 200 livestock projects under the Primary Industries Ministry’s development programme together with the World Bank, says minister Daya Gamage. Once they become successful, the country will no longer have to import milk, he said at the opening of an agricultural modernization project office for the northern …

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Dayasarana Poson programme this time too

The Dayasarana Development Foundation this time too, held its religious activities connected to Poson Full Moon Poya Day at Digawapi sacred area. Speaker Karu Jayasuriya, deputy minister Dr. Anoma Gamage, former minister P. Dayaratne, MP Sriyani Wijewickrama were among the participants. Devotees observed Sil under Digawapi Vihara’s chief incumbent Ven. …

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