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Daya studies Israel’s agri-technoloyg

A delegation led by primary industries minister Daya Gamage undertook a study of Israel’s use of modern technology in agriculture when they toured that country recently. They paid special attention to micro-irrigation as it makes considerable, productive and appropriate contributions to the development of agriculture. Israel is a country that …

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Yahapalanaya Two Years

The Good Governance Government completed two years in office on September 4th this year. The Parliamentary Election held on August 17, 2015, almost ten months ahead of the term of the People Alliance Government headed by Mahinda Rajapaksa as President, defeated rank and file those opposed to the Good Governance …

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Primary Industries Ministry signs MoU with Thai bank

A memorandum of understanding between the Primary Industries Ministry and the Bank for Agriculture and Agricultural Cooperatives of Thailand was signed yesterday at a ceremony held at the ministry auditorium in Battaramulla in the presence minister Daya Gamage and Chulamanee Chartsuwan, the Thai Ambassador for Sri Lanka. While secretary to …

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20 meteorology scholarships at Daya’s request

At the request of primary industries minister Daya Gamage in his capacity as the founder of Dayasarana Development Foundation, China has offered scholarships for 20 Sri Lankan youths to pursue applied meteorology degrees. Ten of the scholarships will be offered by the Chinese government while the other 10 are by …

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UNP will come to power in 2020 – Daya

The present government that listens to the people will rule the country until 2020 despite whoever likes it or not, says primary industries minister, stressing that the UNP will come to power in 2020. He was speaking to journalists after the launch of a sea cucumber rearing project at the …

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Daya, chief guest spice Assn. AGM

The Spices and Allied Products Producers’ and Traders’ Association held its 33rd annual general meeting at Taj Samudra Hotel in Colombo recently. Chief guest on the occasion was primary industries minister Daya Gamage. The meeting passed a resolution to amend the association’s constitution to revise the member entrance fee and …

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‘Bihidora’ to inform public about primary industries

A supplement titled ‘Bihidora’ was launched today (15) to inform the public about the tasks and activities of the primary industries ministry. Minister Daya Gamage was the chief guest on the occasion, at the auditorium of Lake House, where its general manager Abhaya Amaradasa received the first copy. The supplement …

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‘Betel cultivators should organize themselves’

Primary industries minister Daya Gamage advises betel cultivators to form societies at village level and organize themselves in order to find a good price for their produce. At a meeting at his ministry today (14) with All Ceylon Agrarian Services Conference representatives led by its chief Namal Karunaratne, the minister …

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Alms giving for Sil Meniyos on behalf of Ranil

Alms were given to 55 Sil Meniyos at Sirikotha this afternoon in view of prime minister Ranil Wickremesinghe’s completion of 40 years in politics. The UNP-affiliate Eksath Lak Wanitha organization organized the event. Minister Daya Gamage and deputy minister Dr. Anoma Gamage too, participated.

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‘Public servants do nothing much productive’

Public servants do nothing much productive for the country or the economy despite a massive sum is being spent to pay their salaries, says primary industries minister Daya Gamage. He was speaking at a meeting at his ministry yesterday (07) to raise awareness among people’s representatives about the plans of …

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