President declares open Central Hill Country Agricultural & Livestock Exhibition

President Maithripala Sirisena declared open the Central Hill Country Agricultural and Livestock Exhibition held at the Nuwara Eliya Town Hall auditorium, organized by the Ministry of Agriculture of the Central Province, today (18).

The Exhibition was organized with the aim of promoting  the agribusiness and to provide agricultural knowledge to the school students, youth community, farming community as well as for the Agri entrepreneurs in the area. This exhibition will be held today and tomorrow.

During the ceremony the President presented awards for the three best dairy farms and for the three best livestock entrepreneurs covering the Nuwara Eliya, Kandy and Matale districts.

President Sirisena symbolically handed over milking machines and grass chopping machines for dairy farmers.

Minister S.B. Disanayake, State Minister Wasantha Aluvihare, Chief Minister of the Central Province, Sarath Ekanayake, Ministers and MPs of the Central province and many others participated in this event.

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