local dairy industry should be self sufficient by 2025 – President


A meeting was held under the patronage of President Maithripala Sirisena at the Presidential Secretariat, regarding development of the local dairy industry and consumption to plan out a program becoming country self- sufficient in dairy products in the year 2025 .

This discussion on uplifting local liquid milk production in the country was held yesterday (06) in parallel to the Grama Shakthi entrepreneurship promotion program me, the President’s Media Division said.

Minister of Fisheries & Aquatic Resources Development and Rural Economic Affairs Vijith Vijayamuni Soysa, Secretary of Ministry of Rural Economic Affairs Mr. D.K.R.Ekanayake, Coordinating Secretary to the President Mr. Shiral Lakthilaka, Chairmen of National Livestock Development Board Mr.K Muthuvinayagam and other participants were present in this event.

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